HL Chapter 4-7

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Physiology
The study of body function
umbilical cord
a tube containing the blood vessels connecting the fetus and placenta
(Gey Culture) Medium
nutrient agar, a gelatinous substance derived from seaweed.
Sterility
the inability to reproduce
One millimeter
about the thickness of a dime
Dapper
neatly dressed; trim; stylish
Mythological
imaginary; fictitious
Gynecology
the branch of medicine dealing with disorders and treatment of the reproductive system in women
Symposium
conference
Syphilis
an STD that attacks many parts of the body and is caused by a small bacterium called a spirochete
Appendectomies
a surgical operation to remove the appendix.
Anemia
A condition in which the blood is deficient in red blood cells, in hemoglobin, or in total volume.
Epileptic
pertaining to or suffering from epilepsy
Notoriously
used to emphasize that a quality or fact, typically a bad one, is well known.
curt
(adj.) short, rudely brief
Conflated
combined
Eugenicist
A specialist who studies improving human characteristics
Eccentricities
odd behavior
Telepathy
mind to mind communication
Clairovoyance
perceiving remote events, such as sensing that a friend's house is on fire
Suspended animation
Temporary condition of apparent death.

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