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1. Pedigree
A pedigree is the information regarding the ancestors. In medical genetic s, pedigree is often expressed by a diagram of ancestors and information of their inheritance of a certain trait . Symbols often used in a diagram of pedigree: * male: a square * female: a circle * marriage: a bar connecting the square and the circle

2. Pedigree analysis
A type of genetic analysis in which a trait is traced through several generations of a family to determine how the trait is inherited. The information is displayed in a pedigree chart using standard symbols.

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