sibship


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sibship

(ˈsɪbʃɪp)
n
(Genetics) a group of children of the same parents
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The microsatellite genotyping technique was used to reconstruct sibship and estimate pairwise relatedness among individuals of Labeo calbasu collected from four natural and one hatchery stocks.
However, examination of relationships within year-classes using sibship assignment revealed that many parents contributed progeny to each year- class.
This further proves the expression variability even within the same sibship that has been described in the literature.