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CLEP Biology: Human Growth And Development

Subjects : clep, science, biology
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1. A sequence of physical maturation and growth that proceeds from the head (cephalic region) to the tail (or caudal region).

2. Hearing impairment in old age

3. Areas of the human body with heightened sensitivity

4. Disorder defined by IQ<70

5. These senses are fully-developed in newborns

6. Neurological disorder characterized by abnormal communication/social skills - obsessive behavior - regression. 4x more prevalent in boys

7. Degenerative brain disorder often traced to illness in early childhood like meningitis

8. Loss of memory resulting from repression of psychological - emotional trauma or damage

9. Traits controlled by two or more genes

10. Testing fluid from the amnionic sac

11. An abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine

12. Birth complication of severe hypoxia - often due to tangled umbilical cord. affects 1%

13. Drug for insomnia and nausea that later showed to be a teratogen causing limb deformities in fetuses

14. Minimal brain dysfunction characterized by hyperactivity - distractibility - impulsivity

15. A parasite which is most commonly transmitted from animals to humans by contact with contaminated feces especially damaging to fetus.

16. The control of more than one phenotypic characteristic by a single gene (eg. Marfan's Syndrome is cause by a single mutation but causes issues with bones - aorta - and vision)

17. First 2 weeks of fetal development; spans the period from fertilization through implantation