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5 Matching questions

  1. spina bifida and hydrocephalus
  2. chromosomes
  3. cleft lip/cleft palate
  4. genes
  5. muscular dystrophy
  1. a The basic unit of heredity; genes carry all the characteristics that will transfer from parent to child
  2. b A threadlike structure that carries genes in living cells
  3. c An upper lip congenitally divided into two parts
  4. d 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. e A progressive weakness and shrinking of the muscles most commonly inherited

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Giving birth to more than one child at a time
  2. An abnormality, present at birth, that affects the structure or function of the body and may threaten a baby's health
  3. An inherited trait that may produce fraternal twins
  4. A condition that babies may be born with when the mother drinks during pregnancy; symptoms include shaking, crying...
  5. The development of a zygote, embryo, and fetus before birth

5 True/False questions

  1. Down syndromeThe basic unit of heredity; genes carry all the characteristics that will transfer from parent to child

          

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

          

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

          

  4. dominant traitsTraits that always show in a person even if only one gene of the pair is inherited for the trait

          

  5. sickle cell anemiaCaused by inheriting defective recessive genes from both parents, more commonly occurs in African-Americans

          

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