Prenatal Development Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Seeing a specialist to get advice about genetic disorders is called _.

Question 2 2. The cerebral cortex forms during which month of prenatal development

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true about the placenta?

Question 4 4. In human female reproduction, what happens to the egg if it is not fertilized?

Question 5 5. The embryonic-derived portion of the placenta is called:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is FALSE of the amnion?

Question 7 7. In human female reproduction, at what stage of meiosis is the egg released during ovulation?

Question 8 8. Why isn't the developing child protected from all unwanted environmental hazards?

Question 9 9. Why might a doctor perform amniocentesis?

Question 10 10. When does the germinal period end?

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Question 11 11. Why is the mother's nutrition during the prenatal period important?

Question 12 12. After gastrulation has occurred, the inner layer of cells is called what?

Question 13 13. Which principle states that development proceeds from simple to complex?

Question 14 14. What is a teratogen?

Question 15 15. Mary is pregnant and is telling you about how she is worried that her baby is floating around in her uterus with nothing holding him in place. Which of the following would be most helpful to tell Mary about in order to ease her worries?

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Question 16 16. In this drawing of a frog gastrula, which letter corresponds to the ectoderm?

Question 17 17. Jane just discovered that she is pregnant. She will visit her physician to learn how she needs to take care of her unborn child. Which of the following questions about proper prenatal care should Jane ask?

Question 18 18. Why is proper prenatal care essential to prenatal brain development?

Question 19 19. An implanted embryo which has all three germ layers and some, but not all, of the internal organs formed, is in which period of development?

Question 20 20. Why is the placenta so important?

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Question 21 21. Why do doctors ask about family history at genetic counseling sessions?

Question 22 22. In human female reproduction, when the egg leaves the ovary, what guides it to the opening of the uterine tube?

Question 23 23. How are the proximodistal principle and the cephalocaudal principles different?

Question 24 24. Which of the following factors influence the effect that a mother's health condition has on her unborn child?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a principle of growth and development?

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Question 26 26. The heart, blood vessels, blood cells, skeleton, kidney, spleen, and muscles are all tissues or organs that arise from what primary germ layer?

Question 27 27. In human female reproduction, if fertilization occurs it's usually _____.

Question 28 28. When does a fetus typically gain reflexes and the ability to react to the environment?

Question 29 29. Why is the embryonic period the most crucial part of prenatal development?

Question 30 30. What is the most notable event during the fetal period?

Prenatal Development Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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