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tissue or organ transplanted from a donor of the same species but different genetic makeup; recipient's immune system must be suppressed to prevent rejection of the graft allograft , homograft
pregnancy for genetic abnormalities and sex of fetus, test during amniocentesis
baby fetus test for genetic abnormalities amniocentesis
form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand; a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait; characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding angiohemophilia , vascular hemophilia , von Willebrand's disease
German biologist who was one of the founders of modern genetics; his theory of genetic transmission ruled out the possibility of transmitting acquired characteristics (1834-1914) August Friedrich Leopold Weismann , Weismann
genetic composition from mixed tissues or cells chimera
(genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism chromosomal mutation , genetic mutation , mutation
copy, exact genetic clone
genetic copy clone
specific sequence of three adjacent bases on a strand of DNA or RNA that provides genetic code information for a particular amino acid codon
genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue color blindness , color vision deficiency , colour blindness , colour vision deficiency
(biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information deoxyribonucleic acid , desoxyribonucleic acid , DNA
disease or disorder, genetic predisposition to diathesis
genetic code letters DNA
genetic abnormality resulting in short stature dwarfism , nanism
study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating) eugenics
English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918) Frederick Sanger , Fred Sanger , Sanger
genetic disease (autosomal recessive) in which an enzyme needed to metabolize galactose is deficient or absent; typically develops shortly after birth galactosemia
rare chronic disorder of lipid metabolism of genetic origin Gaucher's disease
ordering of nucleotides in DNA molecules that carries the genetic information in living cells genetic code
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