Definition of Propositus
Propositus: A male through whom a family medically comes to light (is first ascertained). Also called the proband or index case.
The feminine of propositus is proposita.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 4/27/2011 5:27:15 PM
Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z
Search Medical Dictionary
eMedicineHealth Top News
Find out what women really need.
Most Popular Topics
Pill Identifier on RxList
- quick, easy,
Find a Local Pharmacy
- including 24 hour, pharmacies