The following definitions shall apply to this chapter:
(a) “Combined relationship index” means the product of all tested relationship indices.
(b) “Ethnic or racial group” means, for the purpose of genetic testing, a recognized group that a person identifies as the person's ancestry, or part of the ancestry, or that is identified by other information.
(c) “Genetic testing” means any genetic testing that complies with Section 7552 .
(d) “Hypothesized genetic relationship” means an asserted genetic relationship between a person and a child.
(e) “Probability of parentage” means, for the ethnic or racial group to which a person alleged to be a parent belongs, the probability that a hypothesized genetic relationship is supported, compared to the probability that a genetic relationship is supported between the child and a random person of the ethnic or racial group used in the hypothesized genetic relationship, expressed as a percentage incorporating the combined relationship index and a prior probability.
(f) “Relationship index” means a likelihood ratio that compares the probability of a genetic marker given a hypothesized genetic relationship and the probability of the genetic marker given a genetic relationship between the child and a random person of the ethnic or racial group used in the hypothesized genetic relationship.
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