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Descriptor in English: Anticipation, Genetic
Descriptor in Spanish: Anticipación Genética
Descriptor in Portuguese: Antecipação Genética
Descriptor in French: Anticipation génétique
Entry term(s): Genetic Anticipation
Tree number(s): C23.550.291.687.500.500
G05.420.040
Scope note: The apparent tendency of certain diseases to appear at earlier AGE OF ONSET and with increasing severity in successive generations. (Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 99
See also the descriptors: Genetic Predisposition to Disease MeSH
Penetrance MeSH
Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion MeSH
DeCS UI: 33780
Descriptor UI: D020132
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Anticipation, Genetic - Preferred
Concept UI M0029871
Scope note The apparent tendency of certain diseases to appear at earlier AGE OF ONSET and with increasing severity in successive generations. (Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed)
Preferred term Anticipation, Genetic
Entry term(s) Genetic Anticipation



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