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PRA
PROGRESSIVE RETINAL ATROPHY WHICH IS AN EYE DISORDER
DIHYBRID CROSS
THE RESULT FROM A MATING OF PARENTAL VARIETIES DIFFERING IN TWO CHARACTERISTICS.
PRINCIPLES OF INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT
THE HYPOTHESIS THAT EACH PAIR OF ALLELES SEGREGATES INDEPENDENTLY DURING GAMETE FORMATION.(A MENDEL PRINCIPLE)
F1
("F" IS FOR FILIAL which is the latin word for SON)THE HYBRID OFFSPRING OF THE "P" generation.
P generation
"P" FOR PARENTIAL.
F2
(like grandchildren) THE NEXT GENERATION.
TESTCROSS
A MATING BETWEEN AN INDIVIDUAL OF UNKNOWN GENOTYPE AND HOMOZYGOUS RECESSIVE INDIVIDUAL.
PEDIGREE
FAMILY TREE
ACHONDROPLASIA
A FORM OF DWARFISM.
AMNIOCENTESIS
A FETUS TEST FOR DISORDER AT 14-20 WKS--THE DOCTOR INSERTS NEEDLE IN MOTHERS ABDOMEN TO THE UTERUS EXTRACTING AMNIOTIC FLUID.
CVS
CHORIONIC VILLUS SAMPLING -TEST DONE THROUGH VAGINA AND UTERUS TO SUCTION A SAMPLE FROM THE PLACENTA.
ULTRASOUND IMAGING
USE OF SOUND WAVES TO PRODUCE A PICTURE OF THE FETUS.
PLEIOTROPHY
THE IMPACT OF A SINGLE GENE ON MORE THAN ONE CHARACTERISTIC. ex: SICKLE CELL DISEASE
DR DAVID SATCHER
BLACK FORMER SURGEON GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES WAS A PIONEER IN PROMOTING SCREENING FOR SICKLE CELL.
HEMOPHILLIA
A SEX-LINKED RECESSIVE TRAIT WITH A LONG WELL-DOCUMENTED HISTORY.