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Stuck here, help me understand: Which one of the following symbols and its representation, used in human pedigree analysis is correct?

Which one of the following symbols and its representation, used in human pedigree analysis is correct?

  • Option 1)

       = mating between relatives

  • Option 2)

    \bigcirc  = unaffected male

  • Option 3)

    \square  = unaffected female

  • Option 4)

    \blacklozenge  = male affected

 
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Pedigree analysis in human genetics -

In human genetics, the pedigree study provides a strong tool, which is utilised to trace the inheritance of a specific trait, abnormality or disease.

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Some of the important symbols used in the pedigree analysis are shown.

Pedigree Analysis in Human Genetics

 

 


Option 1)

   = mating between relatives

This option is correct

Option 2)

\bigcirc  = unaffected male

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

\square  = unaffected female

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

\blacklozenge  = male affected

This option is incorrect

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