Medical Dictionary: Horizontal inheritance

Horizontal inheritance: Inheritance pattern affecting many people in a generation
Introduction: Inheritance patterns for recessive diseases tend to be "horizontal", which a generation being affected (i.e. many siblings of the same parents), but not their parents nor their own children. Parents and next-generation children will usually be genetic carriers.
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