NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms contains technical definitions for more than 200 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.

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summary logarithm of the odds score
(SUH-muh-ree LAW-guh-RIH-thum … skor)
The summation of all positive pedigree LOD scores (statistical estimates of whether two genetic loci are physically near enough to each other on a particular chromosome that they are likely to be inherited together) at each point in the genome. Also called sumLOD score.