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familial in Family topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfamilialfa‧mil‧i‧al /fəˈmɪliəl/ adjective [only before noun] formal 🔊 🔊 SSFconnected with a family or typical of a family syn family, → family 🔊 familial obligations 🔊 familial relationships
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familialAlthough these disorders are transmissible, 15% of cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease are familial and Gerstmann-Sträussler syndrome is usually familial.Secondly, familial cases have sometimes shown a lower age at onset than sporadic cases, which is consistent with aetiological heterogeneity.They are often keenly aware of the familial conflict that this produces.This is a rare familial disorder in which conjugated bilirubin levels are increased due to defective excretion of bilirubin in the bile.Lacking familial motivation and psychological stability, he can not persist responsibly at work even when he can find it.Peters, like his familial namesake, was a hoper.A familial pattern is not uncommon, , and inheritance appears to be polygenic.The disorder has no familial tendency.