family history

(FA-mih-lee HIH-stuh-ree)

A record of the relationships among family members along with their medical histories. This includes current and past illnesses. A family history may show a pattern of certain diseases in a family. Also called family medical history.

The genetic relationships within a family combined with the medical history of individual family members. When represented in diagram form using standardized symbols and terminology, it is usually referred to as a pedigree or family tree. Also called family medical history.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "family history"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "antecedentes familiares"

Registro de las relaciones entre los miembros de una familia junto con sus antecedentes médicos. Los antecedentes familiares pueden mostrar las características de ciertas enfermedades en una familia. También se llama antecedentes médicos familiares.

Family HistoryHistorial familiar