genetic-screening

genetic screening

noun
1.
assessment of an individual's genetic makeup to detect inheritable defects that may be transmitted to offspring.
2.
evaluation of a person's genetic makeup in an attempt to predict genetic predisposition to certain illnesses associated with a workplace environment.

Origin:
1970–75

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genetic screening

noun
analyzing a group of people to determine genetic susceptibility to a particular disease; "genetic screening of infants for phenylketonuria" 
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