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genetic disorder
abnormal condition that a person inherits through genes or chromosomes
karyotype
a picture of all the chromosomes in a cell
amniocentesis
technique which a small amount of the fluid that surrounds developing baby is tested for genetic disorder
selective breeding
process of selecting a few organisms with desired traits to serve as parents of next generation
inbreeding
crossing two individuals that have indentical or similar sets an alleles
hybridization
selective breeding technique
clone
organisms that is genetically identical to the organism from which it was produced
genetic engineering
technique for producing organisms with dewired traits
gene therapy
insertion of working copies of a gene into the cells of a person with a genetic disorder in an attempt to correct the disorder
genome
segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait