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Effects of Genetic Mutations on Phenotypes

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Genetic mutations can have serious effects that are incompatible with life when they are essential for development. Sometimes, the chromosomal mutation is survivable, as in the case of Trisomy 21.

The condition that is caused by these mutations is termed

A

a chromosomal disorder.

B

a genetic trait.

C

polygenetic inheritance.

D

oncogenetic.