5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- germinal stage
- umbillical cord
- sex-linked single gene disorder
- a An illness, carried on the mother's X chromosome, that typically leaves the female offspring unaffected but has a fifty-fifty chance of striking each male child.
- b A fertilized ovum.
- c The first 14 days of prenatal development, from fertizliation to full implantation.
- d Male organs that manufacture sperm.
- e The structure that attaches the placenta to the fetus, through which nutrients are passed and fetal wastes are removed.
5 Multiple choice questions
- An illness that a child gets by inheriting one copy of the abnormal gene that causes the disorder.
- The pear-shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby.
- The material that makes up genes, which bear our hereditary characteristics.
- An illness caused by a single gene.
5 True/False questions
fetal stage → The first 14 days of prenatal development, from fertizliation to full implantation.
embryonic stage → The first 14 days of prenatal development, from fertizliation to full implantation.
in vitro fertilization → The union of sperm and egg.
genetic testing → A professional who counsels parents-to-be about their own or their children's risk of developing genetic disorders, as well as about available treatments.
genetic counselor → A blood test to determine whether a person carries the gene for a given genetic disorder.