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propositus (plural proposituses)

  1. 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.



Perfect passive participle of prōpōnō


prōpositus m (feminine prōposita, neuter prōpositum); first/second declension

  1. set forth
  2. declared
  3. proposed


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prōpositus prōposita prōpositum prōpositī prōpositae prōposita
genitive prōpositī prōpositae prōpositī prōpositōrum prōpositārum prōpositōrum
dative prōpositō prōpositae prōpositō prōpositīs prōpositīs prōpositīs
accusative prōpositum prōpositam prōpositum prōpositōs prōpositās prōposita
ablative prōpositō prōpositā prōpositō prōpositīs prōpositīs prōpositīs
vocative prōposite prōposita prōpositum prōpositī prōpositae prōposita