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4. A teratogen is
5. To say that a teratogen has a “threshold effect” means that it is:
harmful only to low-birthweight infants.
6. Pregnant women who are HIV- positive
should always have abortions.
7. The 3rd through the 8th week after conception is called the:
8. Normally, during birth
9. The most common teratogen in developed nations is
10. Anoxia refers to
11. During the germinal period, the first task of the outer cells is to
12. The fetus begins to develop male sex organs if
• the X chromosome send a biochemical signal.
13. Preterm birth is
14. Research in genetic vulnerability to teratogens has found that
female embryos are more vulnerable than males.
genetic vulnerability guarantees a birth defect of some sort.
fraternal twins are equally vulnerable.
the XY chromosome pattern is more susceptible to damage.
15. A total Apgar of 3 means a newborn
16. Kangaroo care refers to:
the fragmented care that the children of single parents often receive.
a program of increased involvement by mothers of low birth-weight infants.
the rigid attachment formed between mothers & offspring in the animal world.
none of these apply!
17. Synaptogenesis refers to the process by which;
18. The critical period for preventing physical defects appears to be the
19. Neurogenesis refers to the process by which;
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