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Genogram Symbols

(McGoldrick-Gerson study, Lapidus Schematic, Family Diagram)

  • A clinical diagram constructed to show an individual's family relationships and medical history, more detailed than a pedigree chart.
    • pedigree chart - occurrence and appearance or phenotypes of a particular gene or organism and its ancestors from one generation to the next.


  • Additional colour coded symbols and connectors can be used to indicate family, emotional and social relationships.


Links: Genetics | Genetic Abnormalities


Inheritance Pattern images: Genetic Abnormalities | autosomal dominant | autosomal recessive | X-linked dominant (affected father) | X-Linked dominant (affected mother) | X-Linked recessive (affected father) | X-Linked recessive (carrier mother) | mitochondrial inheritance | Codominant inheritance | Genogram symbols | Genetics



Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2024, April 13) Embryology Genogram symbols.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Genogram_symbols.jpg

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© Dr Mark Hill 2024, UNSW Embryology ISBN: 978 0 7334 2609 4 - UNSW CRICOS Provider Code No. 00098G

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