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-ase
enzyme; enzyme that breaks down something
lactase
enzyme secreted by the glands of the small intestines. It converts lactose (milk sugar) into glucose and galactose during digestion
protease
proteolytic enzyme; digestive, causes the breakdown of proteins to amino acids
proteinase
enzyme that catalyzes the cleavage of peptide bonds.
syn. endopeptidase
transaminase
important liver function; in an enzyme that catalyzes transfer of amino acids to a different compound.
lipase
any enzyme that hydroliticly cleaves a fatty acid anion from a triglyceride or a phospholipid
amylase
enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of polysaccharides
-emia
a condition of the blood
septicemia
generalized infection throughout bloodstream
syn. toxemia and blood poisoning
septi-
means infection
anemia
condition of being without blood.

abnormally low concentration of RBCs(red blood cells or erythrocytes or hemoglobin) in the blood
hyperemia
an increase in blood in a specific part of the body.

Engorgement
Think: leeches after sucking the maximum amount of blood... fall off because they are __
-ferent
carry
afferent nerves
nerves or neuron that carry impulses from sense organs to the brain
vas deferens (ductus deferens)
pair of ducts or tubes that carry sperm to urethra
-ferous
producing, bearing
ossiferous
producing bone