Glossary and Acronyms

Mountain States Regional Genetics Network is often referred to as MSRGN.

That is just one of the many acronyms we use in our organization and in the genetics world.

This resource was put together by one of our Genetic Ambassadors to help others navigate the world of genetics.

MSRGN Common Genetic Terms and Acronyms


Additional resources-

Rare Disease Glossary (GARD)


Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms (NHGRI)



Genes in Life Genetics 101 Glossary


The Catalyst Center’s Glossary for Health Care Financing terms


Medline Plus Understanding Medical Words