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Definition of "family history" []

  • An extension to genealogy in which the life and times of the people concerned are investigated (noun)
  • Information concerning the disorders suffered by the direct relatives of a patient; especially useful if the disorders are genetic (noun)

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Use "family history" in a sentence
  • "Viola wrote this seven-page family history of the Korspeters in February 1977."
  • "Fittingly, for the family history of the First Man, the ancestry goes back literally to Adam."
  • "People with a family history should talk with their doctor about having screening tests sooner and at more regular intervals, Haluszka said."
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