Promotes developmental anomalies
One of the common cancers in children
Thyroglossal Duct Cysts is an example of this
The mildest form of Spina Bifida
Could prevent Spina Bifida
The leading cause of death during the first year of life
The leading cause of death in children
The lack of organ formation
The incomplete formation of the lumen
Normal tissue overgrowth in a normal site
The most frequent benign tumor in children
Normal tissue appearing in an abnormal location
Characterized by growth retardation and facial malformation such as short palpebral fissures and thin upper lips
Toxoplasmosis, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus, Herpes Type 2
The most severe form of Spina Bifida
Familial hypercholesterolemia, Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos, Neurofibromatosis
Sickle cell, Cystic Fibrosis, Albinism, Gaucher disease, Tay-Sachs
Long skull, Pigeon Chest, hyperextensibility, arachnodactylyl, downslanting palpebral fissues
Collagen Disorder, Cigarette Paper skin, Gorlin Sign
von Recklinghausen disease, cafe-au-lait spots, enlarged fungiform papilla, scoliosis
Anion affected by Cystic Fibrosis
Accumulation of glucosylceramide, affects the spleen
Accumulation of Gangliosides
Familial hypophosphatemic rickets, Colorblindness, Fragile X
The most common inherited mental retardation disorder
Short stature, "Simian" crease, abnormal middle phalanx, sterile males, upslanting palpebral fissues, Brushfield spots
The number of X chromosomes present in a male with Klinefelter Syndrome
The karyotype of a female with Turner Syndrome
Chromosome affected by both Prader-Willi and Angelman Syndromes
Deletes paternal genes
Deletes maternal genes
80% of lymphocytes
The number of influenza species
Affected by Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Affected by Goodpasture's Syndrome
Also affected by Goodpasture's Syndrome
Affected by Grave's Disease
Affected by Pemphigus
Characteristic Lupus "butterfly" rash
The most common AIDs-related cancer
Acute inflammatory response associated reaction
A chronic inflammatory response reaction
How the velocity of blood flow changes during inflammation
One of the 4 signs of acute inflammation
Another sign of acute inflammation
Phenomenon where fluid is lost and the blood becomes more viscous
Site of lymphocyte development
A peripheral lymphoid organ
Another name for MHCs (hint: a complex)
The T-cell subtype used as an immune health indicator
CD4 subtype that activates macrophages against intracellular pathogens
CD4 subtype that stimulates neutrophils against extracellular pathogens
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