Ch. 7 Terms - Pathophysiology for the Health Professions
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Code for phenotype or characteristic manifested in an individual.
Extraction of amniotic fluid from the uterus and extraction of a sample of the chorionic villus of the fetus so as to examine a sample of fetal tissue.
An abnormal structure, often genetic
22 of the 23 pairs of chromosomes, with the exception of #23, which determines the sex traits
The effect or phenotype of an altered gene.
Frequency of expression of gene among individuals carrying the gene.
The genetic makeup of a cell or individual.
One normal gene and one disease gene are present in the pair.
When heterozygotes display clinical signs of a disease, and homozygotes show the full expression of the disease.
A visual demonstration of the pairs of cell chromosomes arranged by size.
Type of cell reproduction in humans where each sperm and ovum receive only 23 chromosomes, or one chromosomes from each pair.
Process of cell reproduction resulting in two daughter cells with the same DNA as the parent cell.
Change that occurs as a result of an error in the process of meiosis or mitosis and alters the genetic material.
During the first 2 months of embryonic life when the cells are rapidly dividing and differentiating.
The effect or expression of an altered gene.
Multifactorial diseases caused by multiple genes.
Agents that cause damage during embryonic or fetal development.
Three chromosomes rather than 2. Often the case with Down's Syndrome.
What is TORCH?
Acronym applied to routine prenatal screening tests for high risk maternal infections -
- Other - Hep B, mumps, varicella, gonorrhea, syphilis,
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