GlossaryAutonomous chromosomes: Chromosomes contain DNA within an individual. The normal human genetic makeup is made up of 23 pairs of autosomes and 1 pair of sex chromosomes.
Recessive gene: A recessive gene is a defective copy that does not have any effect unless it is paired with another defective copy on the other chromosome.
Pyrexia: This is a medical term for fever.
Dystonia: This indicates muscle contractions that are involuntary and have an effect on the posture as well as cause slow movements.
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