sibship

n. membership in a particular ancestral group (Anthropology)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Sibship — is a term used in epidemiology and public health to refer to the group or number of children produced by a pair of parents. Thus, siblings constitute a sibship …   Wikipedia

  • sibship — sibship. Все сибсы (братья и сестры) одной семьи. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Sibship — The total number of children born to a set of parents. Siblings belong to a sibship. * * * 1. The reciprocal state between individuals who have the same pair of parents. 2. All progeny of one pair of parents. [A.S. sib, relationship] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • sibship — /sib ship/, n. Anthropol. the condition of being a member of a sib. [SIB + SHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • sibship — noun All the siblings of a family …   Wiktionary

  • sibship — noun 1》 chiefly Zoology a group of offspring having the same two parents. 2》 Anthropology the state of belonging to a sib or the same sib …   English new terms dictionary

  • sibship — sib·ship …   English syllables

  • sibship — n. 1 the state of belonging to a sib or the same sib. 2 a group of children having the same two parents …   Useful english dictionary

  • single ascertainment — a type of incomplete ascertainment in which there is no chance that any one sibship will be ascertained more than once; thus there is only one proband in each sibship, and the chance that a sibship will be ascertained is proportional to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • pedigree — pedigreeless, adj. /ped i gree /, n. 1. an ancestral line; line of descent; lineage; ancestry. 2. a genealogical table, chart, list, or record, esp. of a purebred animal. 3. distinguished, excellent, or pure ancestry. 4. derivation, origin, or… …   Universalium

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