- Gene testing
- Testing a sample of blood (or another fluid or tissue) for evidence of a gene. The evidence can be biochemical, chromosomal, or genetic. The aim is to learn whether a gene for a disease is present or absent.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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