1. Look up DiGeorges Syndrome. What is it (describe symptoms and/or complications)?
What is the underlying cause? (5 pts)
According to Mayo Clinic (n.d), DiGeorges Syndrome is a condition where several body
systems are poorly developed. Depending
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1. During sensory (cranial) placode formation, many placodes are
created. Briefly describe what each of the placodes named below
become. Use the websites listed on the syllabus or textbooks, etc.
1. Define scoliosis briefly. What vertebral defect discussed in class might lead to
scoliosis (specifically congenital scoliosis)? (5pts)
-Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine causing the spine to appear S
shaped. Congenital scoliosis,
1. Describe the uses of FSH and LH in male v. female gamete formation.
In regards to the creation of the male gametes, the follicle stimulating hormone acts to signal
the sertoli cells that reside within the seminiferous tubules of the test