Polygenic Disorders

Science / Genetics / Polygenic Disorders: Genetic disorders resulting from the combined action of alleles of more than one gene (e.g., heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers). Although such disorders are inherited, they depend on the simultaneous presence of several alleles: thus the hereditary patterns are usually more complex than those of single- gene disorders. Compare single- gene disorders.

Speech and Language Disorders

Life Style / Adoption / Speech and Language Disorders: Impairments of speech or receptive language. Speech disorders usually involved difficulties with articulation which can generally be improved or resolved with speech therapy, usually requiring treatme MORE

Polygenic Inheritance

Science / Biology / Polygenic Inheritance: Occurs when a trait is controlled by several gene pairs; usually results in continuous variation. MORE

Polygenic Disorders

Science / Genetics / Polygenic Disorders: Genetic disorders resulting from the combined action of alleles of more than one gene (e.g., heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers). Although such disorders are inherited, they depend on the simul MORE

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