Genetic Disorders Pathfinder

Useful terms

chromosome Heredity

DNA Recessive Trait

Autosomal X Chromosome

Dominant trait Y Chromosome

Websites: Because websites and links to sites can change daily, if you find a link that is not working please notify Ms. Reed ( so that we can keep the pathfinder current. Thank you!


Worldbook Online (see table sign for username & password) -

GALILEO (you'll need the password) -

GALE Research in Contexts (free trial until 10/12/15) -;ContactID=139570

Medline Plus -

National Human Genome Research Institute -

Teens Health -

Genetic Disease Foundation -

Better Health Channel -

Merck Manual -

Encyclopaedia Britannica -

World Health Organization -