Definitions for "Genetic Disorder"
Biological traits are transmitted from one generation to the next through genes. Problems occur when diseases are passed to the next generation. Common genetic diseases include cystic fibrosis and sickle-cell anemia.
a condition which is the result of alterations in the genetic make-up of an individual. They may be the direct consequences of defects in single genes (mutations); or in whole chromosomes, parts of which may be lost, duplicated or misplaced; or from the interaction of multiple genes and external factors.
A disease or condition caused by an abnormality in a person's genetic blueprint. Such conditions include chromosomal disorders involving too much or too little chromosomal material, mutations of genes on the chromosomes, and mutations in conjunction with environmental factors such as exposure to drugs or radiation.
Keywords:  sachs, tay
a -Tay-sachs
a problem in a particular type of gene a person carries