5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Down syndrome
- genetic testing
- a Male organs that manufacture sperm.
- b A blood test to determine whether a person carries the gene for a given genetic disorder.
- c The most common chromosomal abnormality, causing mental retardation, susceptibility to heart disease, and other health problems; and distinctive physical characteristics, such as slanted eyes and stocky build.
- d A fertilized ovum.
- e Chemical substances released in the bloodstream that target and change organs and tissues.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The second stage of prenatal development, lasting from week 3 through week 8.
- An illness caused by a single gene.
- One of a pair of slim pipe-like structures that connect the ovaries with the uterus.
- The structure that attaches the placenta to the fetus, through which nutrients are passed and fetal wastes are removed.
- The developmental principle that growth occurs in a sequence from head to toe.
5 True/False questions
ovulation → The period of pregnancy.
uterus → The pear-shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby.
ultrasound → The pear-shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby.
amniocentesis → A second trimester procedure that involves inserting a sy
chorionic villus sampling → A relatively risky first-trimester pregnancy test for fetal genetic information.