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hypotension
(n) low blood pressure
hyperglycemia
(n)excess orsugar in the blood
hypercritical
(adj) overcritical
hypothetical
(adj) assumed without proof for the purpose of reasoning; conjectural
hyperactive
(adj) overactive
endocrine
(adj) secreting internally
exogamy
(n) marriage outside the tribe, caste, or social group
hyperbole
(n) extravagant exaggeration of statement
endogamy
(n) marriage within the tribe, cast,or social group
hypoacidity
(n) weak acidity
exotic
(adj) 1. introduced from a foreign country; not native
2. excitingly strangle
hypersensitive
(adj) excessively sensitive; supersensitive
hypertension
(n) abnormally high blood pressure
antipodes
(n pl)parts of the globe (or their inhabitants) diametrically oppposite (literally, "with the feet opposite")
hyperopia
(n) farsightedness (ant- myopia, nearsightedness)
exocrine
(adj) secreting externally
homophonic
(adj) having the same sound (ant- polymorphic, having many sounds or voices)
hyperacidity
(n) excessive acidity
hypothesis
(n) theory or supposition assumed as a basis for reasoning (something "placed under")
hyperthermia
(n) especially high fever; hyperpyrexia
dipody
(n) verse (line of poetry) consisting of two feet; a dimeter
arthropod
(n) any invertebrate (animal having no backbone) with jointed legs. Example:insects
endogenous
(adj) produced for within; due to internal causes
chiropodist
(n) one who treats ailments of the human foot
podiatrist
(n)chiropodist
podium
(n)1. dais; raised platform
2. low wall serving as a foundation
homogeneous
(adj) of the same kind; similar; uniform
exoteric
(adj) external; exterior; readily understandable (ant- esoteric, inner; private; difficutl to understand)
hyperemia
(n) superabundance of blood
pseudopod
(n) (literally, "false foot") temporary extension of the protoplasm, as in the ameba, to enable the organism to move and take in food or pseudopdium
homocentric
(adj) having the same center; concentric
tripod
(n) utensil, tool, or caldron having three legs
exoskeleton
(n) hard protective structure developed outside the body, as the shell of a lobster
homochromatic
(adj) having the same color
heterogeneous
(adj) having different colors
unipod
(n) one-legged support
exogenous
(adj) producd from without; due to external causes
homology
(n) fundamental similarity of structure
heterogeneous
(adj) differing in kind; dissimilar; varied
heterology
(n) lack of correspondence between parts
homonym
(n) word that sounds like another but differs in meaning and spelling Examples: principal and principle
heteromorphic
(adj) exhibiting diversity of form
homomorphic
(adj) exhibiting similarity of form
heteronym
(n) word spelled like another, but differing in sound and meaning Examples: bass(the tone,pronounced base) and bass (the fish,rhyming with pass)
endoskeleton
(n) internal skeleton or supporting framework in an animal
heteroclite
(n) person or thing deviating formthe common rule
exosmosis
(n) osmosis outward
hypodermic
(adj) injected under the skin
hypothermia
(n) subnormal body temperature
endophyte
(n) plant growing withing another plant
hypertrophy
(n) enlargement of a body part or organ, as from excessive use (ant-lack of growth from want of nourishment or from disease)
endosmosis
(n) osmosis inward
hyperthyroid
(adj) marked by excessive activity of the thyroid gland
hypoglycemia
(n) abnormally low level of sugar in the blood
endocarditis
(n) inflammatin of the lining of the heart
endoparasite
(n) parasite living in the internal organs of and animal (ant- ectoparasite, parasite living on the exterior of an animal)
endoderm
(n) membranelike tissue lining the digestive tract
hypothyroid
(adj) marked by deficient activity of the thyroid gland
heteroclite
(adj) deviating form the common rule; abnormal; atypical
heterodox
(adj) opposed to accepted beliefs or established doctrines; unorthodox (ant- orthodox, conforming to accepted doctrines, especially in religion)