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pro·band

 (prō′bănd′, prō-bănd′)
[German Proband, person being tested, test subject, from Latin probandus, gerundive of probāre, to test; see prove.]

proband

(ˈprəʊbænd)
n
(Medicine) another name (esp US) for propositus2
[C20: from Latin probandus, gerundive of probāre to test]
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The hot iron ordeal was similar, except the proband carried a piece of burning iron nine paces instead.
Brazil F3 Brazil F4 Brazil F5 Proband Proband Proband Clinical findings Sex Female Female Male Age 11 years 14 years 16 years 1 5 months month Perinatal data Gestational age Term Term 35 weeks BW, g 2270 2750 2130 Length, cm 45 47 Typical facial features + + + Current height 131.
Most of her patients with HS are black, and a recent study described a gamma-secretase mutation in a black family of a proband and four family members (JAMA Dermatol.
An overarching consideration when applying WES/WGS is the choice of sequencing only the presenting patient (proband) versus the proband and biological parents (trio) when they are available.
Methodological differences across studies could certainly be one reason for the inconsistent findings, as studies have generally suffered from small sample size; measures, informants and comparison groups are also different; and the characteristics of the autistic proband were seldom described.
The platform will enable the non-invasive scan the following parameters: ECG, GSR, pulse rate, blood sugar, nature and intensity of physical activity, SPO2 blood pressure, body weight and temperature, ambient temperature, humidity under clothing, position and location of the proband.
Family history revealed that the proband was of Omani Arab ethnic background with his parents being first cousins, once removed.
abortion, intrauterine death, live birth, neonatal death, stillbirth with any congenital malformation was termed as Proband.
The number of family members referred for screening after a sudden cardiac death (SCD) is dependent on family size, structure, age of the proband (the index case) and how many first-degree relatives accept referral.