Which of the following terms best describe congential disorders choose 2 a Conditions that are present at birth b Non-infectious diseases c Conditions that can be hereditary or genetic d?

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Conditions that are present at birth. Conditions that can be hereditary or genetic.
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What is the difference between genetic disorders and infectious diseases?

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What is a lethal genetic condition?

An feature of an individual organism's genetic makeup (either a spontaneous mutation or an inherited trait) which will kill that organism.

Describe 2 genetic disorders and discuss how they are inherited?

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Describe conditions and diseases of the muscular system?

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Is Alzheimer's Disease a genetic disorder?

Yes and no. see if your grand parents had it, there could be a chance that you might develope alzheimer's disease, but you might also develope alzheimer's disease just from old age. So from that, under any circumstances, there is the chance of developing alzheimer's anytime after the 40-50 y/o mark (MORE)

Which of these conditions is an autoimmune disorder?

There are many conditions that can be considered an autoimmunedisorder. In fact there are about 80 known autoimmune disorders.They include rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, celiacdisease, reactive arthritis, Addison's disease, Type I diabetes,lupus, Kawasaki's disease, and vasculitis.

Is crohn's disease a genetic disorder?

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Which of the following terms do not describe congenital disorders?

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Why do genetic counselors need information about many generations of a family in order to draw conclusions about a hereditary condition?

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