5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- genetic testing
- sex-linked single gene disorder
- birth defect
- 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 blood test to determine whether a person carries the gene for a given genetic disorder.
- c An egg cell containing the genetic material contributed by the mother to the baby.
- d A physical or neurological problem that occurs prenatally or at birth.
- e A pregnant woman's first feeling of the fetus moving inside her body.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The naturally occurring loss of a pregnancy and death of the fetus.
- Male organs that manufacture sperm.
- The moment during a woman's monthly cycle when an ovum is expelled from the ovary.
- A substance that crosses the placenta and harms the fetus.
5 True/False questions
single-gene disorder → An illness caused by a single gene.
ultrasound → The pear-shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby.
neonatal → ...
very low birth weight → A physical or neurological problem that occurs prenatally or at birth.
chorionic villus sampling → The second stage of prenatal development, lasting from week 3 through week 8.