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What’s the difference between medical and clinical genetics?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Genetics: Clinical genetics is the practice of clinical medicine with particular attention to hereditary disorders. Referrals are made to genetics clinics for a variety of reasons, including birth defects, developmental delay, autism, epilepsy, short stature, and many others.Medical genetics encompasses many different areas, including clinical practice of physicians, genetic counselors, nutritionists, other.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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