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  1. hyperovulation
  2. fetal alcohol syndrome
  3. over-the-counter medications
  4. rubella
  5. sickle cell anemia
  1. a A medication that can be purchased by anyone off the shelf at the pharmacy without a prescription
  2. b A condition that babies may be born with when the mother drinks during pregnancy; symptoms include shaking, crying...
  3. c A virus that can complicate pregnancy, causing miscarriage, stillbirth or congenital disorders; also called German Measles
  4. d An inherited trait that may produce fraternal twins
  5. e Caused by inheriting defective recessive genes from both parents, more commonly occurs in African-Americans

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Traits that typically do not show in a person unless both genes for the trait are inherited
  2. An upper lip congenitally divided into two parts
  3. A genetic disease that principally affects those of Jewish ancestry, marked by an accumulation of certain fats in the brain and nerves resulting in brain damage, loss of sight and brain functions
  4. A congenital condition in which part of the spinal cord or meninges protrudes through a cleft in the spinal column, resulting in loss of voluntary movement in the lower body. An increase of cerebrospinal fluid around the brain, resulting in an enlargement of the head in infants, because the bones of the skull are still unfused and the fluid can be drained into the abdominal cavity.
  5. A progressive weakness and shrinking of the muscles most commonly inherited

5 True/False Questions

  1. hereditaryAll traits passed down from one generation to the next (e.g., eye, skin, and hair color)

          

  2. environmentalA virus that can complicate pregnancy, causing miscarriage, stillbirth or congenital disorders; also called German Measles

          

  3. birth defectAn abnormality, present at birth, that affects the structure or function of the body and may threaten a baby's health

          

  4. PKU (phenylkentonuria)Things and people in a person's surroundings (ex. mother's health, family, friends, home, community, life experiences)

          

  5. multiple birthsGiving birth to more than one child at a time

          

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