NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms

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Welcome to the NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms, which contains technical definitions for more than 150 terms related to genetics. These definitions were developed by the PDQ® Cancer Genetics Editorial Board to support the evidence-based, peer-reviewed PDQ cancer genetics information summaries.

multiple-gene panel testing
(MUL-tih-pul-jeen PA-nil TES-ting)
Genetic tests that use next-generation sequencing to test multiple genes simultaneously. Also called multigene testing and multiple-gene testing.