5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- assisted reproductive technology
- Down syndrome
- single-gene disorder
- dominant disorder
- a An illness that a child gets by inheriting one copy of the abnormal gene that causes the disorder.
- b An illness caused by a single gene.
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- d 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.
- e In pregnancy, an image of the fetus in the womb that helps to date the pregnancy, assess the fetus' growth and identify abnormalities.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A pregnant woman's first feeling of the fetus moving inside her body.
- The structure that attaches the placenta to the fetus, through which nutrients are passed and fetal wastes are removed.
- A second trimester procedure that involves inserting a sy
- An egg cell containing the genetic material contributed by the mother to the baby.
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
cervix → The pear-shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby.
fetal stage → The final period of prenatal development, lasting seven months, characterized by physical refinements, massive growth, and the development of the brain.
gene → The material that makes up genes, which bear our hereditary characteristics.
chromosome → One of the 3 month long segments into which pregnancy is divided.
proximodistal sequence → The developmental principle that growth occurs from the most interior parts of the body outward.