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adipose

pertaining to fatty tissue

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ambilateral

pertaining to both sides

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android

to resemble man

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anterior

pertaining to a part situated towards the front of the body

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apex

pointed end of a cone-shaped structure

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base

lower part of a structure

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bilateral

pertaining to two sides

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caudal

pertaining to the tail

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cilia

hairlike processes that project from epithelial cells

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cytology

study of cells

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diffusion

process by which particles in fluid move from an area of high concentration to lower concentration

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dorsal

pertaining to the back side of the body

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ectomorph

slender physical body form

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endomorph

round and soft physical body form

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histology

study of tissue

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inguinal

pertaining to the groin

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karyogenesis

formation of cell's nucleus

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lateral

pertaining to the side

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mesomorph

well-proportioned body form

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perfusion

a process of pouring through, fluid passing through spaces

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phenotype

physical appearance of an individual

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posterior

pertaining to the back part of a structure

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protoplasm

essential matter inside cell

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proximal

nearest to the center

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somatotrophic

pertaining to the stimulation of body growth

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topical

pertaining to a place

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unilateral

pertaining to one side

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ventral

pertaining to the front side of the body

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visceral

pertaining to body organs enclosed within a cavity

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