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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
MRKH syndrome: Etiology unknown, although postulated to be both genetic & environmental. There is incomplete development of the mullerian duct which develops into th... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Vaux
Clinical Genetics 27 years experience
General answer: Genetics is a term that refers to the study of genes and their role in inheritance – the way certain traits are passed down from one generation to ano... Read More
Dr. Claudia Mikail
Preventive Medicine 24 years experience
Study of heredity: Genetics is the study of the hereditary material (DNA) of living organisms that is transmitted from generation to generation. Genes are distinct parts... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Possibly genetic: All eye shapes and function have a genetic underpinning although eyes can be affected by infection and trauma which is not genetic. If the variations... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology 19 years experience
Genes & Environment : The ability to live long and live a quality life is related to several factors. The most important one is the inherited makeup of your genes and how r... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Occasionally: Most cases appear to be sporadic with low recurrence risk.Occasional reports document clusters of cases in different generations of the same family.Br... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Terminology?: Besides basic textbooks for primary care physicians & nurses, there are several websites. Genealliance.Org, genetest.Org, omim, nord are a few that de... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
Often incomplete: A pedigree is a standard diagram of your family history, using squares for males, circles for females, joining lines for marriage and offspring. Trait... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: genetics is the science of inheritance for all living things, as well as some non-living things like viruses which use living things to replicate. I... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Likely yes.: It is very likely that there is a genetic component to this. There are issues like achondroplasia or dwarfism that are definitely genetic in origin. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Height is : primarily determined by genetics.

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