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HUMAN GENETICS   * Many of the basic principles of genetics apply to all living things on earth, including  humans.   Vocabulary for Human Genetics 1. genome - the genetic makeup of the organism.   2. karyotype - a method of organizing the chromosomes in a cell with respect to their  appearance, number, and size.   3. nondisjunction - the failure of chromosomes to separate properly during meiosis.
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Unformatted text preview: 4. pedigree charts - can be used to track genetic information over several generations. Recessive Disorders in Humans 1. cystic fibrosis 2. sickle cell anemia 3. albinism 4. phenylketonuria (PKU) 5. Tay-Sachs disease...
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