A descendant of the Hebrew tribes.


An insertion is when one or more of the letters (nucleotides) of the genetic code is added.


An indel is a type of mutation where genetic code is lost or gained. These are insertions and deletions.


In genetics, inbreed refers to someone whose parents are related. It most often refers to cases where the relationship is within five generations.

Identical by State (IBS)

IBS stands for identical by state, meaning the DNA matches by coincidence. When two individuals share numerous individual results without being related, those results are IBS.

Identical by Descent (IBD)

IBD stands for identical by descent. This means the DNA matches because it comes from a common ancestor. IBD can refer to a single mutation or to a segment of DNA. If a mutation or [...]