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Embryos can be Screened Before they're Implanted in the Mother During In Vitro Fertilisation (_____) Treatment.

IVF.

2

To Screen An Embryo or Foetus, you Need to Harvest Some Cells From the Developing ______________.

Individual.

3

Once Cells have been Collected From an ___________ or Foetus they Need to be Screened.

Embryo.

4

DNA is Isolated From the Embryo Cells and __________ for Specific Disorders.

Tested.

5

The Processes Used to Collect Cells From a Developing Foetus Increase the Risk of _____________.

Miscarriage.

6

Economic Considerations of Embryonic Screening?

- It's Expensive.
- People are More at Risk of Having Children with Genetic Disorders.

7

In Future, Using Genetic Engineering Techniques, Doctors and Scientists May Be Able to _________ Damaged Genes so that the Child is Born Unaffected by the Original Inherited ____________.

Repair...Disorder...