Ch 26: Genetics Disorders

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to strengthen your knowledge or learn new facts about types of genetics disorders and issues related to them. Video and text lessons can help you prepare for class or study for various types of exams, including final, assessment or entrance exams.

Genetics Disorders - Chapter Summary

This chapter provides detailed information about different types of genetics disorders, their symptoms and problems associated with them. You'll review facts about genetic testing, genetic structures and pre- and perinatal testing. Once you have completed your review of the lessons in this chapter, you should have developed the ability to do the following:

  • Define genetic disorders
  • Identify three main types of genetic disorders
  • Relate the symptoms of various types of genetic disorders
  • Describe pre- and postnatal testing procedures
  • Discuss the ethical issues associated with pre- and perinatal testing
  • Understand what information is obtained from pre-and perinatal testing

Expert instructors provide examples, illustrations and definitions to make learning this material easy and to ensure your full understanding of all topics. Study is self-paced, and 24/7 access to these lessons makes them convenient for any schedule. Self-assessment quizzes help determine how much you have retained and whether you are prepared to move on to the next topic.

Chapter Practice Exam
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