Chromosomal Abnormalities SUsie Fuentes

It is a chromosomal condition that is associated with intellectual disability, a characteristic of facial expressions and weak muscle tone in infancy. Down syndrome occurs because you are born with a extra critical portion of chromosomes you have21 or more in all or some of the cells. It is caused by an error in cell division called nondisjunction.

Klinefelter Syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects males it occurs when a boy is born with one or more extra X chromosomes.Having an extra X chromosomes can cause a male to have some physical traits unusual for males. The cause of this occurs whenever the genetic material in the egg splits up unevenly. With it being a genetic disorder it does not get passed down through families. The disorder mainly occurs to males.

Turner syndrome is a chromosomal condition that affects the development in females. This condition is no inherited. It occurs as a random event during cell development in early fetal development. The people affected with this condition usually have two sex chromosomes and other cells have only one copy of the X chromosomes.

Color blindness is a color vision deficiency which means the way that they look at colors is different then the way that we see colors. Men are more likely to be color blind than women because the genes responsible for the most common inherited colorblindness are on the X chromosomes. Inherited color blindness can be preset at birth, begin in childhood, or not appear until they are adults.


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