Familial Parkinson disease type 8: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to a gene on chromosome 12p11.2-q13.1. Also known as PARK8.
- Familial polyposis
Familial polyposis: An inherited condition in which several hundred polyps develop in the colon and rectum.
- Familial Parkinson disease type 9
Familial Parkinson disease type 9: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal recessive manner due to a gene on chromosome 1p36. Also known as PARK9.
Family: 1. A group of individuals related by blood or marriage or by a feeling of closeness. 2. A biological classification of related plants or animals that is a division below the order and above the genus. 3. A group of genes related in structure and in function that descended from an ancestral gene. 4. […]
- Family history
Family history: The family structure and relationships within the family, including information about diseases in family members. Family history provides a ready view of problems or illnesses within the family and facilitates analysis of inheritance or familial patterns.
- Family medicine
Family medicine: Also called family practice. The medical specialty which provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family practice encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system, and every disease entity. (From the American […]