propositus


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pro·pos·i·tus

 (prō-pŏz′ĭ-təs)
n. pl. pro·pos·i·ti (-tī′)
1. Law The person who is the subject of a question or action.
2. A person to whom descendants are commonly related.

[Latin prōpositus, past participle of prōpōnere, to set forth; see propose.]

propositus

(prəˈpɒzɪtəs) or feminine

proposita

n, pl -ti (-ˌtaɪ) or (feminine) -tae (-tiː)
1. (Law) law the person from whom a line of descent is traced
2. (Medicine) med Also called (esp US): proband the first patient to be investigated in a family study, to whom all relationships are referred
[from New Latin, from Latin prōpōnere to set forth; see propound]

propositus

the person from whom a line of descent originates.
See also: Ancestors
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.propositus - the person immediately affected by or concerned with an action
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
References in periodicals archive ?
This section describes one feature of the actual Kariyarra terminology which is not typical of Australian systems in general nor of those usually thought to be of 'Kariera' type: the presence of child (son/daughter) terms that are used with either parent as propositus.
8) Las variantes del gen que codifica para la enzima glucosa-6-fosfato deshidrogenasa son comunes en zonas endemicas de malaria, esto se debe a que el Plasmodium falciparum, responsable del paludismo, no puede parasitar los eritrocitos con estas variantes, aumentando la sobrevida de la poblacion, en algunos casos se ha reportado obesidad e infertilidad en los propositus.
Key relatives included siblings, parents, offspring, grandparents, first uncles and aunts, and the propositus.
Other than our propositus case, we did not observe in our sample a longer course of disease in patients with macrolide-resistant M.
TABLE I BLOOD CELL COUNTS AND HEMOGLOBIN ANALYSES IN THE PROPOSITUS DURING HIS FIRST TWO YEARS OF LIFE (n= NUMBER OF INDEPENDENT TESTS) Age 7-12 Age 13-24 Control Parameter months months values Range (b) n Range (b) n WBC (x [10.
Words of Source id# Set_id# Word * Gloss * Context * Propositus * Semantic categ.
That is not to say that the propositus intends to stay where he is indefinitely; indeed his purpose, while settled, may be for a limited period.
La segunda cuestion se refiere a la certeza de la gracia: <<Articulus de certitudine gratiae propositus examinandus theologis eadem die: Utrum aliquis possit esse certus de sua adepta gratia secundum praesentem iustitiam, et quo genere certitudinis>> (Concilium Tridentinum, Ed.
To consider a case as familial, there must be at least a second affected person in the family besides the propositus, and the disease must be present in at least two generations.