5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Down syndrome
- assisted reproductive technology
- genetic testing
- a 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.
- b The naturally occurring loss of a pregnancy and death of the fetus.
- c A blood test to determine whether a person carries the gene for a given genetic disorder.
- d ...
- e One of the 3 month long segments into which pregnancy is divided.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The pear-shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby.
- One of a pair of almond-shaped organs that contain a woman's ova, or eggs.
- A physical or neurological problem that occurs prenatally or at birth.
5 True/False questions
chorionic villus sampling → The second stage of prenatal development, lasting from week 3 through week 8.
ovulation → The moment during a woman's monthly cycle when an ovum is expelled from the ovary.
hormones → Male organs that manufacture sperm.
teratogen → Male organs that manufacture sperm.
single-gene disorder → An illness that a child gets by inheriting two copies of the abnormal gene that causes the disorder.