sibship


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sibship

(ˈsɪbʃɪp)
n
(Genetics) a group of children of the same parents
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Parents were first asked their child's birth-assigned sex, birth weight, premature birth status, sibship composition, handedness, and then were asked to fill out the Gender Identity Questionnaire for Children (GIQC).
L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria: clinical heterogeneity versus biochemical homogeneity in a sibship. Neuropediatrics 1997;28:314-7.
Because the risk enhancement for women with many sisters but only one with breast cancer will be less than that for women with a single sister, who has breast cancer, it is possible that sibship size could become a confounder in this cohort if relevant risk factors (e.g., parity, age at first birth) are associated with family size.
Semlitsch RD (1990) Effects of body size, sibship, and tail injury on the susceptibility of tadpoles to dragonfly predation.
2010: COLONY: a program for parentage and sibship inference from multilocus genotype data.
The sex-and age-matched controls were from the Healthy Checkup Center of the same hospital, and they had no sibship with individuals in the patient group.
Given that some of our samples consisted of juvenile individuals collected in presumed freshwater rearing habitats, we conducted sibship analyses to assess the potential collection of related individuals (e.g., full-sibs), which could bias our results (a phenomenon known as the Allendorf-Phelps effect; Waples, 1998).
Two infants with microcephaly were excluded from the original cohort of 37 babies: one had autosomal recessive microcephaly with sibship recurrence, and one had cytomegalovirus infection.
The educational benefits of being spaced out: Sibship density and educational progress.
Helicobacter pylori risk associated with sibship size and family history of gastric diseases in Japanese adults.
The index patient (III: 17) was one of a sibship of 18, eight of whom are affected with OPMD.