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How is achondroplasia inherited?

People with achondroplasia may pass on the condition to their children. If one parent is affected, each child has a one-in-two chance of having achondroplasia, and a one-in-two chance of being average height. Those born with achondroplasia may pass the condition on to their own children, while those of average height will not.

Inheritance of achondroplasia.
Inheritance of achondroplasia.

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