5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- dominant disorder
- genetic testing
- cephalocaudal sequence
- a A blood test to determine whether a person carries the gene for a given genetic disorder.
- b The structure projecting from the wall of the uterus during pregnancy through which the developing baby absorbs nutrients.
- c An egg cell containing the genetic material contributed by the mother to the baby.
- d The developmental principle that growth occurs in a sequence from head to toe.
- e An illness that a child gets by inheriting one copy of the abnormal gene that causes the disorder.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- A professional who counsels parents-to-be about their own or their children's risk of developing genetic disorders, as well as about available treatments.
- The developmental principle that large structures (and movements) precede increasingly detailed refinements.
- In pregnancy, an image of the fetus in the womb that helps to date the pregnancy, assess the fetus' growth and identify abnormalities.
- The structure that attaches the placenta to the fetus, through which nutrients are passed and fetal wastes are removed.
5 True/False questions
quickening → The pear-shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby.
assisted reproductive technology → ...
proximodistal sequence → The developmental principle that growth occurs in a sequence from head to toe.
chorionic villus sampling → The second stage of prenatal development, lasting from week 3 through week 8.
amniocentesis → A second trimester procedure that involves inserting a sy