SEX-LINKED / X-LINKED TRAITS

Please read the printed articles about sex-linked traits and answer the following questions:

Colorblindness / Color Vision Deficiencies

1) What is "colorblindness"?

2) How common is it?

3) How does the normal eye function so people can see all colors that we do?

4) If you were colorblind, how would this affect your life? Please give at least three ways it might change the way you live.

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Hemophilia

5) What is hemophilia?

6) What causes it?

7) How is it treated?

9) If you had been diagnosed with this disorder, how would it affect your life? Please give at least three ways it might change the way you live.

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