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Adaptation
Special features that make an organism well suited to the environment it lives in
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Adult Cell Cloning
Take a skin cell from one animal and a unfertilised egg cell from another. remove the nucleus from egg cell and take nucleus from skin cell and implant in to egg cell. give electric shock. egg cells divide rapidly, implant in to uterus- surrogate
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Asexual Reproduction
Involves one individual and produces identical offspring
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Auxin
A plant hormone that controls the response to light and gravity ( phototropism and gravotropism)
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Deoxygenated
Lacking in oxygen
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DNA
Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid
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Evolution
Slow changes in living organisms over a long period of time
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Extremophile
Organisms which live in extreme environments
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FSH
Female hormone, stimulates eggs to mature in ovaries
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Where is FSH produced
Pituitary gland
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Gravotropism
Response of a plant to the force of gravity
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Indicator species
Species sensitive to pollution such as lichen
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Mitosis
Asexual cell division where two identical cells are formed
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Ova
female sex cells
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Oxyhaemoglobin
the molecule formed when haemoglobin binds to oxygen
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Pancreas
an organ that produces insulin
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Pathogen
micro-organism which causes disease
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Pituitary gland
Small gland in the brain which produces hormones that control the body
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Progesterone
A female sex hormone used in the contraceptive pill
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Reflex
Automatic response of the nervous system that does not involve conscious thought
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sexual reproduction
the fusing of male and female gametes producing offspring
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Statin
a drug which lowers the blood cholestrol levels and improves balance of LDL's and HDL's
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Stem cell
Undifferentiated cell with the potential to form a wide variety of different cell types
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stomata
openings in the leaves of plant which allow gaseous exchange
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Transpiration
the loss of water from the leaf of a plant
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3 Ways Pathogens enter the body
direct contact, contaminated food and drink, droplet , break in skin
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MMR
Measles, Mumps and Rubella
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Order of the nervous system
Receptor-Sensory Neurone-CNS- Motor Neurone-Effector
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3 Types of Neurone
Sensory, motor and relay
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2 methods of Contraception
Condom, pill
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3 Ways you loose Water
Sweat, Urine and breathing
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Animal Competitions
Food, terrritory and mates
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How do animals loose energy?
Movement, Respiration, Sense ,Growth, Reproduction, Excretion and Eating
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Conditions for Decay
Warmth, Moist and Oxygen
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How many pairs of Chromesones
23
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Adult Cell Cloning

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Take a skin cell from one animal and a unfertilised egg cell from another. remove the nucleus from egg cell and take nucleus from skin cell and implant in to egg cell. give electric shock. egg cells divide rapidly, implant in to uterus- surrogate

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Asexual Reproduction

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Auxin

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Deoxygenated

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