hereditary pattern

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Noun1.hereditary pattern - (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
genetic endowment, heredity - the total of inherited attributes
ancestry, filiation, lineage, derivation - inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
gene linkage, linkage - (genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go)
X-linked dominant inheritance - hereditary pattern in which a dominant gene on the X chromosome causes a characteristic to be manifested in the offspring
X-linked recessive inheritance - hereditary pattern in which a recessive gene on the X chromosome results in the manifestation of characteristics in male offspring and a carrier state in female offspring
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
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Our cases were distinguished from these diseases based on their vision levels, clinical findings, lack of comorbid systemic diseases, presence of typical macular lesions, SD-OCT findings, and hereditary pattern.
Over a few generations the maternal hereditary pattern may have been noticed if after an affected couple divorced, the disorder continued in the maternal line but not in the paternal line.
From the standpoint of eliminating barriers to entering (politics), the hereditary pattern must be examined,'' Masahiko Shibayama, a lower house member, told the meeting.
Within a family, two or more incidences of the same type of cancer or related cancers at ages younger than 50 may indicate a hereditary pattern.
Hereditary pattern for multiple osteomas in a group.
Scientists have not firmly connected a specific human gene to alcoholism or alcohol tolerance, although alcoholism shows a hereditary pattern.
Although there's evidence psoriasis is inherited, there doesn't seem to be a specific hereditary pattern.
Serotonin transmission causing overactivity or underactivity, is considered to be the result of a defective gene that becomes part of a hereditary pattern.

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