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What is the name of the disorder that is caused by mutation of the 21st chromosome, results in mental retardation
a) Dwarfism b) Down's Syndrome c) Albinism d) Edward's Syndrome
Premature aging and early death
a) Progeria b) Down's Syndrome c) Albinism d) Cri du chat
. This occurs when harmful quantities of fatty acids accumulate in the nerve cells of the brain.
a) Progeria b) Sickle cell Anemia c) Tay-Sachs d) Down's Syndrome
Syndrome is caused by a chromosomal condition that results when a piece of chromosome 5 is missing. A symptom is a catlike cry.
a) Cri du chat b) Progeria c) Albinism d) Dwarfism
Result of dominant mutation in the growth gene 3 which causes an abnormality of cartilage formation resulting in short stature, large head and short arms.
a) Progeria b) Sickle Cell Anemia c) Edward's Syndrome d) Dwarfism
Females with one X chromosome instead of two, they do not go through puberty, they will never develop physically into a woman without hormonal therapy.
a) Turner's Syndrome b) Albinism c) Progeria d) Dwarfism
Disorder which the body produces thick mucus in the lungs and intestines
a) Dwarfism b) Cystic Fibrosis c) Progeria d) Down's Syndrome
An inherited, degenerative brain disorder which results in an eventual loss of both mental and physical control.
a) Progeria b) Tay Sachs c) Down's Syndrome d) Huntington’s Disease
Disproportionately long arms, legs, fingers and toes and weak connective tissue. Frequently have sunken chest and heart problems.
a) Marfan’s Syndrome b) Huntington's Disease c) Sickle Cell Anemia d) Tay Sachs
Syndrome result from trisomy 13, which means each cell in the body has three copies of chromosome13 instead of the usual two copies. Causes extra fingers or toes, deformed feet, brain problems etc.
a) Progeria b) Patau Syndrome c) Dwarfism d) Albinism
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