proposita

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

proposita (plural propositae)

  1. The first identified case of an inherited disease in a family. The proband or index case. Proposita applies when the patient is female; propositus if male.
    The proposita was an elderly woman who passed on the disorder to three of her four children and 9 of 14 grandchildren.

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

prōposita

  1. nominative feminine singular of prōpositus
  2. nominative neuter plural of prōpositus
  3. accusative neuter plural of prōpositus
  4. vocative feminine singular of prōpositus
  5. vocative neuter plural of prōpositus

prōpositā

  1. ablative feminine singular of prōpositus