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Quiz 4 :

Prenatal Development

Quiz 4 :

Prenatal Development

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According to the authors of the textbook, what was one of the lessons of the thalidomide tragedy?
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When does the fetus achieve the minimal age of viability?
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Pia, who has active genital herpes, delivered her baby by cesarean section.Why was this form of delivery used?
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During which time period following conception are teratogens most likely to produce major structural abnormalities?
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How do the trimesters of a pregnancy relate to the stages of the development of the new child?
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Which substance typically does not pass through the placenta to the developing embryo?
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The placenta is fed by blood vessels from the mother and the embryo/fetus.How are the two blood supplies related?
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In the third week following conception, a primitive structure that eventually becomes the brain and spinal cord is formed when a portion of the ectoderm folds over.What is this structure called?
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Research suggests that infants of mothers who were anxious and distressed during pregnancy are more likely to be difficult to care for.What is the suspected cause of this outcome?
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When Jaslene was pregnant, her doctor advised her that moderate drinking was okay but to avoid heavy drinking or bingeing.According to current research is Jaslene's doctor's advice valid?
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Cocaine use during pregnancy has been associated with which longer-term outcome(s) for the developing child?
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Amanda was in a car accident.She is experiencing extreme pain in her pelvis and lower back and she cannot walk.The emergency room physician suspects that she has fractured her pelvis and recommends further tests, including taking X-rays of her lower abdomen, chest, and upper thighs.If Amanda is 10 weeks pregnant, should she be concerned about having the X-rays?
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If a baby were born at 20 weeks, what would be the prognosis for survival?
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Which outcome is associated with increased maternal levels of cortisol during pregnancy?
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What congenital abnormalities are associated with prenatal exposure to rubella?
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Eesha has been pregnant for about eight weeks and, like most new mothers, is anxious to know whether she is having a girl or a boy.She wants to have an ultrasound immediately so she can find out.What can you tell Eesha?
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Which disease can be contracted from cat feces?
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During the second month of prenatal development, what does the embryo begin to look like?
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What does the developing embryo depend on for its metabolic functions?
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Yusuf is a chef and applying professional standards for handling food products in a safe and sanitary way is second nature to him.Recently, his pregnant wife has taken over their meal preparations.Given the pregnancy, what foods would Yusuf be concerned about his wife preparing?
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