5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- birth defect
- very low birth weight
- a A physical or neurological problem that occurs prenatally or at birth.
- b A substance that crosses the placenta and harms the fetus.
- c The pear-shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby.
- d ...
- e One of a pair of almond-shaped organs that contain a woman's ova, or eggs.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A threadlike strand of DNA located in the nucleus of every cell that carries the genes, which transmit hereditary information.
- A cluster of birth defects caused by the mother's alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
- The time when a body structure is most vulnerable to damage by a teratogen, typically when that organ or process is rapidly developing or coming "on line."
- An illness that a child gets by inheriting two copies of the abnormal gene that causes the disorder.
- An illness that a child gets by inheriting one copy of the abnormal gene that causes the disorder.
5 True/False questions
amniotic sac → The second stage of prenatal development, lasting from week 3 through week 8.
genetic testing → A blood test to determine whether a person carries the gene for a given genetic disorder.
proximodistal sequence → The developmental principle that growth occurs in a sequence from head to toe.
neural tube → A cylindrical structure that forms along the back of the embryo and develops into the brain and spinal cord.
in vitro fertilization → The union of sperm and egg.