Unformatted text preview: discharged its ovum; if the ovum is fertilized, this tissue secretes the hormone progesterone, needed to maintain pregnancy. decanting pouring from one container into another. Here, Huxley's term for birth. demijohn a large bottle of glass or earthenware, with a narrow neck and a wicker casing. detumescence a decrease in swelling. diminuendo a decrease in volume. dolychocephalic having a relatively long head. ectogenesis the growth process of embryonic tissue placed in an artificial environment, as a test tube. Here, the conventional process of birth. Etonians students of Eton College, the most prestigious of British preparatory schools. Falkland Islands a small group of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of South America. Here, the place of Bernard's and Helmholtz's banishment....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course ENG 2301 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.
- Fall '07