21 terms

HL Chapter 4-7

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Physiology
The study of body 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
relating to, based on, or appearing in myths or mythology.
symposium
a conference or meeting together to discuss a topic
gynecology
study of women
Syphillis
Chronic STD caused by a spirochete (sprial-shaped bacterium)
Appendectomies
a surgical operation to remove the appendix.
Anemia
lack of a normal number of red blood cells
epileptic
pertaining to or suffering from seizures
notoriously
widely and unfavorably known
curt
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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