Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer.
The production of all types of blood cells including formation, development, and differentiation of blood cells. Prenatally, hematopoiesis occurs in the yolk sack, then in the liver, and lastly in the bone marrow. In the normal situation, hematopoiesis in adults occurs in the bone marrow and lymphatic tissues. All types of blood cells are derived […]
Pertaining to hematopoiesis, the production of all types of blood cells. Also called hemopoietic.
The degree to which something is inherited.
Capable of being transmitted from parent to child.
- Heritable connective tissue disease
A disorder due to mutation of a gene responsible for connective tissue, the material that gives tissues form and strength. These mutations may change the structure and development of skin, bones, joints, heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, and ears. Some mutations also change how these tissues work. There are over 300 mutations affecting collagen, a […]