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
liquid used for feeding cells
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
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
lack of a normal number of red blood cells
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
oddities or peculiarities in conduct
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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