an American variety of red apple that ripens in early winter.
[fuh-mil-yuh l, -mil-ee-uh l] /fəˈmɪl yəl, -ˈmɪl i əl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a : familial ties. 2. appearing in individuals by heredity: a familial disease. /fəˈmɪlɪəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the family 2. occurring in the members of a family: a familial disease adj. from French familial, from […]
- Familial aggregation
familial aggregation n. Occurrence of a trait in more members of a family than can be readily accounted for by chance.
- Familial amyloidosis
familial amyloidosis n. A hereditary form of amyloidosis associated with familial Mediterranean fever, cold hypersensitivity, various patterns of neuropathy, or amyloid deposits in various organs.
- Familial benign chronic pemphigus
familial benign chronic pemphigus n. A recurrent blistering dermatitis, predominantly of the neck, groin, and armpit regions, characterized by vesicles and bullae that become crusted lesions with vesicular borders. Also called Hailey and Hailey disease.