Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. Questions or Feedback? Essential Questions. Unit 6: Sexual Reproduction and Inheritance Unit Overview The student will be able to understand the mechanisms that transmit traits, create genetic variation, and influence gene expression.
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History at your fingertips. Reproductive Health Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system and to its functions and processes. Gender Equity is the process of being fair to women and men.
Most commonly cited as life expectancy at birth. Meiosis and fertilization promote genetic variation in sexual reproduction. Incidence Rate The number of persons contracting a disease per 1, population at risk, for a given period of time. Glossary of Demographic Terms. Family Planning The conscious effort of couples to regulate the number and spacing of births through artificial and natural methods of contraception.
Migration The movement of people across a specified boundary for the purpose of establishing a new or semipermanent residence. See Article History. District Home.