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The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Department.” The Department of Health of the Commonwealth.
“Down syndrome.” A chromosomal condition caused by an error in cell division that results in the presence of an extra or partial copy of chromosome 21.
“Health care practitioner.” A person who is licensed, certified or otherwise authorized by law or regulation to provide or render health care services or genetic counseling to expectant or new parents.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Pennsylvania Statutes Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety § 6242. Definitions - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/pa/title-35-ps-health-and-safety/pa-st-sect-35-6242/
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