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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Retinoblastoma was bilateral in 106(35.93%) patients, while 118(40%) patients had hereditary pattern. Mean age at presentation was 35.98+27.63 months, while mean follow-up was 3+-2 months.
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.
The Shulhan Arukh, the Code of Jewish Law compiled by Rabbi Yosef Karo in the sixteenth century, however, rules that paternally related children also can establish a hereditary pattern of hemorrhage, even though such a genetic transmission is implicitly rejected by the Talmud.
''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. A genetic counselor can take a closer look at your family history to determine whether an inherited mutation appears to be a possible culprit, and can advise you as to whether testing is available.
Hereditary pattern for multiple osteomas in a group.
Another factor VII abnormality with defective ox brain thromboplastin activation and complex hereditary pattern. Blood 1989;54:46-53.
Scientists have not firmly connected a specific human gene to alcoholism or alcohol tolerance, although alcoholism shows a hereditary pattern. People with a high tolerance for alcohol are more likely to develop the disease, and scientists suspect that differences in people's tolerance for alcohol have genetic roots.
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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