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NOTE: In general, books about Biology and Genetic Disorders can be found on the library shelves in the following sections:
QH Biology QH Genetics
QM Human Anatomy RB Genetic Disorders
Tips for searching the catalog:
USE simple words or phrases, like "genetic disorder" or "Cystic fibrosis"
AVOID typing in long phrases. (See what happens when you type in "What are the most common genetic disorders?")
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