What is the most common genetic abnormally?

Eric Boyd seric at hypercon.com
Mon Jun 16 01:16:12 EST 1997


In article <01bc798f$4d46c8a0$30ef26cf at mharmon>, "Harmon"
<dontspamme at spam.not> wrote:

> Probably Trisomy 21 (Down's syndrome)
> 
> Elliot Williams <kakapo at sprynet.com.ns> wrote in article
> <33A367BC.4B7E at sprynet.com.ns>...
> > What is the most common genetic abnormally?

Sorry, it aint Down's. 

The most common genetic defect is being born *male*. Around sixty percent 
of US parents consider this so serious that it requires immediate surgical
correction in the form of circumcision.

-seric



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