[fuh-mil-yuh l, -mil-ee-uh l] /fəˈmɪl yəl, -ˈmɪl i əl/
of, relating to, or characteristic of a :
appearing in individuals by heredity:
a familial disease.
of or relating to the family
occurring in the members of a family: a familial disease
from French familial, from Latin familia (see family). Meaning “hereditary” is from 1900; “family-like” is from 1903.
familial fa·mil·ial (fə-mĭl’yəl)
Occurring or tending to occur among family members, usually by heredity.
- Nonfamilial hyperlipoproteinemia
nonfamilial hyperlipoproteinemia non·fa·mil·ial hyperlipoproteinemia (nŏn’fə-mĭl’yəl) n. See acquired hyperlipoproteinemia.
[fahrm] /fɑrm/ noun 1. a tract of land, usually with a house, barn, silo, etc., on which crops and often livestock are raised for livelihood. 2. land or water devoted to the raising of animals, fish, plants, etc.: a pig farm; an oyster farm; a tree farm. 3. a similar, usually commercial, site where a […]
[fa-stid-ee-uh s, fuh-] /fæˈstɪd i əs, fə-/ adjective 1. excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please: a fastidious eater. 2. requiring or characterized by excessive care or delicacy; painstaking. /fæˈstɪdɪəs/ adjective 1. very critical; hard to please 2. excessively particular about details 3. exceedingly delicate; easily disgusted adj. mid-15c., “full of pride,” from Latin […]
[non-fat] /ˈnɒnˈfæt/ adjective 1. without or solids; having the solids removed, as skim milk: nonfat milk. nonfat non·fat (nŏn’fāt’) adj. Lacking fat solids or having the fat content removed.