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Human genetics describes the study of inheritance as it occurs in human beings human genetics encompasses a variety of overlapping fields including: classical genetics, cytogenetics, molecular. The division of human genetics answers the following frequently asked questions: should i bring medical records with me to my appointment yes, bring pertinent medical records with you.
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