Essays Tagged: "chromosomal abnormality"

Down Syndrome Report

The chromosomal abnormality involved in most cases of Down syndrome is trisomy-21, or the presence of th ... auses the condition's symptoms is not yet known. Scientists assume that the reason for the abnormal chromosomal assortment is the fertilization of an ovum having 24 chromosomes by a sperm with a norma ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Factors involved for growth in a baby, before and after birth.

und the fetusFactors related to the developing baby (fetus):Multiple gestationInfectionBirth defectsChromosomal abnormalityFetal growth- Intrauterine growth retardationIUGR Intrauterine growth retarda ...

(4 pages) 70 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Fragile X

e 1970s. By 1980 it was found that people showing certain mental and physical characteristics had a chromosomal abnormality caused by a partial break on an X chromosome, called a "fragile site". In 19 ...

(7 pages) 87 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Turner Syndrome: A Genetic Defect

e noticed some common physical features in some of his female patients. It wasn't until 1960 that a chromosomal abnormality was found in people with the physical features that Dr. Turner described. Tu ...

(2 pages) 105 6 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Study Notes on Cytogenetics

x chromosomessex chromosomes- chromosomes that determine the sex; X and Y chromosomestranslocation- chromosomal abnormality in which a chromosomal segment is transferred to a nonhomologous chromosomed ... segment is transferred to a nonhomologous chromosomeduplication- chromosomal abnormality in which a chromosomal segment is duplicated and present in more than one copy within the chromosomedeletion- c ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Patient Case Commentary: A Holistic analysis of patient care

f an amniocentesis performed nine days earlier. Eva was particularly worried that her fetus had the chromosomal abnormality trisomy 21, more commonly known as Down Syndrome. However, the test results ... Eva revealed that she had decided that she would abort her fetus if it were shown to suffer from a chromosomal trisomy or neural defect. However, Eva now reports that she has to some extent adjusted ...

(11 pages) 110 0 4.3 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Down syndrome 2

Down syndrome is one of the most frequently occurring birth defects in the world. It is a chromosomal abnormality which results in 47 chromosomes, instead of 46, with an extra chromosome bei ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Turner's Syndrome: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prognosis

ost having to do with their lack of sexual development during puberty. Diagnosed individuals have a chromosomal abnormality. Turner syndrome is characterized by a lacking, or deficiency, of the X chro ... ndrome was formally described and recognized by Ford Etal.By definition, Turner Syndrome is a “chromosomal disorder resulting in a syndrome characterized by specific dysmorphic features (short st ...

(5 pages) 13 0 3.7 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

abc company

July 1958, when the French geneticist Jérôme Lejeune discovered that the syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality of chromosome 21.Down syndrome is the leading cause of intellectual disabili ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Art Essays