Flashcards - Praxis: Family Structures, Stages, Functions & Relationships

Flashcards - Praxis: Family Structures, Stages, Functions & Relationships
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locus
A locus in genetics is the position of a gene on a chromosome
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genotype
The genotype is the part of the genetic makeup of a cell, and therefore of an organism or individual, which determines a specific characteristic of that cell/organism/individual
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chromosome
A chromosome is a packaged and organized structure containing most of the DNA of a living organism
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authoritarian
Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms
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Cohabitation
Cohabitation is an arrangement where two people who are not married live together
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nuclear family
A nuclear family or elementary family is a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children
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family
In the context of human society, a family is a group of people affiliated either by consanguinity , affinity , or co-residence or some combination of these
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extended family
An extended family is a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, consisting of parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, all living nearby or in the same household
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extended family
An extended family is a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, consisting of parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, all living nearby or in the same household
family
In the context of human society, a family is a group of people affiliated either by consanguinity , affinity , or co-residence or some combination of these
nuclear family
A nuclear family or elementary family is a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children
Cohabitation
Cohabitation is an arrangement where two people who are not married live together
authoritarian
Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms
chromosome
A chromosome is a packaged and organized structure containing most of the DNA of a living organism
genotype
The genotype is the part of the genetic makeup of a cell, and therefore of an organism or individual, which determines a specific characteristic of that cell/organism/individual
locus
A locus in genetics is the position of a gene on a chromosome
first person
A first-person narrative is a story from the first-person perspective: the viewpoint of a character writing or speaking directly about themselves
Single parenthood
A single parent is an uncoupled individual who shoulders most or all of the day-to-day responsibilities for raising a child or children
basic stages of traditional family life
The traditional family structure in the United States is considered a family support system involving two married individuals providing care and stability for their biological offspring
concordance rates
Concordance, as used in genetics, usually means the presence of the same trait in both members of a pair of twins
proband
"Proband", "proposito" , or "proposita" is a term used most often in medical genetics and other medical fields to denote a particular subject being studied or reported on
twin study
Twin studies reveal the importance of environmental and genetic influences for traits, phenotypes, and disorders
polygamy
Polygamy involves marriage with more than one spouse
correlation coefficient
A correlation coefficient is a number that quantifies some type of correlation and dependence, meaning statistical relationships between two or more random variables or observed data values

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