Fetus: Sickle Cell Anemia

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Test 1 Part I (5 pts.) Define the following terms: (1pt. each) 1-Fertilization: 2- Fetus: 3- Sickle Cell Anemia: 4- Diaphragm: Part II (15 pts.) Here you have a series of questions related to the topics that we studied. You have to choose 4 questions and answer them. Please indicate the number of the question in order to identify it. Each question is 4 points worth. 1- What circumstances can a couple take in account when deciding what contraceptive method they will choose for family planning? 2- Choose two types of Contraceptive Methods. Explain how they function, one advantage and one disadvantage of the use of each one. 3- Venezuela is one of Latin America’s countries with the highest percentage of teenage pregnancy. Explain what you would do to lower this percentage. 4- What is a genetic disorder? Choose one of the disorders we have studied and explain it. 5- How can alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy affect the baby to be born? 6- What is Amniocentesis? Why is it important? 7- Why is it important for a woman who suspects she is pregnant to go to the doctor? 8- How can you treat Phenylketonuria? Answers Part I 1. Fertilization: it is the process in which a female gamete (ovum) and a male gamete (sperm) come together in the female’s body, initiation…show more content…
Regular humans have 23 chromosomes which sums up 46, but people with the Down syndrome have a total of 47 instead of 46, altering the regular human body functions. This syndrome bring mental incapability and retardation (affecting speech, understanding, heart defects, sensations, hearing, coordination, vision and manual functions) to the person affected by it. If put in a special school at a young age, their learning abilities might increase, allowing them to get close to the mind of a normal

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