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Oral Pathology Ch. 6 - Genetics
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Women who lack barr bodies have this syndrome
This syndrome results when a fertilized ovum has 2 XX chromosomes (usually due to nondisjunction) plus a Y chromosome (XXY). These individuals have a male phenotype, however barr bodies are present in their buccal smear.
Klinefelter Syndrome (The more X's, the greater the mental retardation)
4 Patterns of Inheritance
Autosomal Dominant, Autosomal Recessive, X-linked Dominant & X-linked Recessive
Vertically transmitted pattern of inheritance, from the parent to the child. Both sexes are affected equally.
Autosomal Dominant (Inheritance)
There is a ___% chance that offspring will inherit an Autosomal Dominant trait.
There is a ___% chance that offspring will inherit an Autosomal Recessive trait.
A male affected with an X-linked trait will have no affected ______, but ALL of his ______ will either be carriers or affected.
This term refers to an individual who carries a dominant gene, but does not present any clinical manifestations of it.
lack of penetrance
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