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  1. propositusnoun

    the person immediately affected by or concerned with an action


  1. propositusnoun

    The first identified case of an inherited disease in a family. The proband or index case. Propositus applies when the patient is male; proposita if female.

    The propositus was an elderly man who passed on the disorder to three of his four children and 9 of 14 grandchildren.


  1. propositus

    A propositus is an individual who serves as the starting point or prime reference in the research or study of genetic or genealogical lineages. This individual is typically the first identified or diagnosed with a particular genetic trait or disease within a family, which triggers further family studies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of propositus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of propositus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    A abdomen
    B apex
    C model
    D gauge

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