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Descriptor English: Genetics, Medical
Descriptor Spanish: Genética Médica
Descriptor Portuguese: Genética Médica
Descriptor French: Génétique médicale
Entry term(s): Medical Genetics
Tree number(s): H01.158.273.343.385.500
H02.403.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005826
Scope note: A subdiscipline of human genetics which entails the reliable prediction of certain human disorders as a function of the lineage and/or genetic makeup of an individual or of any two parents or potential parents.
Annotation: use for the discipline only; restrict to the subfield of human genetics dealing with genetic or hereditary disorders
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 80; was GENETICS, HUMAN 1963-79
Online Note: use GENETICS, MEDICAL to search GENETICS, HUMAN 1966-79
History Note: 80; was GENETICS, HUMAN 1963-79
Entry Version: GENET MED
Related: Chromosome Aberrations MeSH
Diseases in Twins MeSH
Eugenics MeSH
Genetic Diseases, Inborn MeSH
Molecular Medicine MeSH
DeCS ID: 5962
Unique ID: D005826
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
Genetics, Medical - Preferred
Concept UI M0009144
Scope note A subdiscipline of human genetics which entails the reliable prediction of certain human disorders as a function of the lineage and/or genetic makeup of an individual or of any two parents or potential parents.
Preferred term Genetics, Medical
Entry term(s) Medical Genetics



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