21 terms

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Physiology
Study of function
umbilical cord
connects fetus to 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
symposium
a conference or meeting together to discuss a topic
gynecology
study of women
Syphilis
bacteria
appendectomy
surgical removal of the appendix
Anemia
a deficiency of red blood cells
epileptic
pertaining to or suffering from seizures
notoriously
widely and unfavorably known
curt
(adj.) short, rudely brief
conflated
combined
fused together; not distinct
Eugenicist
A specialist who studies improving human characteristics
eccentricity
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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