21 terms

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Physiology is the study of
the normal functions of the organ systems.
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
one thousandth of a meter
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
Syphilis
an STD that attacks many parts of the body and is caused by a small bacterium called a spirochete
Appendectomies
An appendectomy is the surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. This procedure is normally performed as an emergency procedure, when the patient is suffering from acute appendicitis.
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 seizures
notoriously
well known for being bad
curt
rudely brief
conflated
combined
Eugenicist
Someone who studies improving the quality of the human species
eccentricities
odd behavior
telepathy
Communication from one mind to another without speech, writing, or other sensory means
Clairovoyance
perceiving remote events, such as sensing that a friend's house is on fire
suspended animation
the temporary cessation of most vital functions without death, as in a dormant seed or a hibernating animal.

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