family history

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Noun1.family history - part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseasesfamily history - part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseases
case history - detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment
anamnesis, medical history, medical record - the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient