Definition of Genetic screening

1. Noun. Analyzing a group of people to determine genetic susceptibility to a particular disease. "Genetic screening of infants for phenylketonuria"

Generic synonyms: Screening

Medical Definition of Genetic screening

1. The process of testing individuals to find out if they carry genes for certain known genetic diseases, such as sickle cell anaemia. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genetic Screening

genetic marker
genetic markers
genetic material
genetic materials
genetic memory
genetic model
genetic modification
genetic mutation
genetic penetrance
genetic polymorphism
genetic profiling
genetic programming
genetic psychology
genetic recombination
genetic science
genetic screening (current term)
genetic techniques
genetic testing
genetic toxicology
genetic transformation
genetic variance
genetic vectors
genetically engineered
genetically modified
genetically modified organism
genetically modified organisms

Literary usage of Genetic screening

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Genetics Testing in the New Millennium: Advances, Standards and Implications edited by Constance A. Morella (2001)
"Any effort to initiate community-based genetic screening must have the support and involvement of the community. Particularly when minority communities are ..."

2. Genetic Information and Health Care: Hearing Before the Committee on Labor edited by James M. Jeffords (2001)
"genetic screening usually refers to the circumstance where you are testing ... But there are discussions about beginning to consider genetic screening for a ..."

3. The Experiences and Challenges of Science and Ethics: Proceedings of an by National Research Council (U.S.), ebrary, Inc, Inc NetLibrary (2003)
"One important aspect related to genetic screening in Iran is that a woman may have an abortion if the fetus has congenital malformation and she is able to ..."

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