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Grows and divides in an unregulated way to produce a tumour

Cancer cell

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Tissue that supports, connects or separates other body tissues

Connective tissue

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Changes to cells that allow them to specialise for different functions

Differentiation

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Refers to a cell having two sets of chromosomes

Diploid

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Stem cells from embryos that can divide and become any type of cell

Embryonic stem cells

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Tissue that lines tubes and surfaces within the body

Epithelial tissue

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Issue effecting human attitude and decisions regarding various choices

Ethical issue

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Cell that can give rise to gametes

Germline cell

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Describes a cell having one set of chromosomes (eg. Gametes)

Haploid

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Type of white blood cell involved in a specific immune response

Lymphocyte

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Type of cell divison resulting in four haploid gametes

Meiosis

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Division of the nucleus of somatic or germline cells, giving two diploid daughter cells

Mitosis

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Stem cell that has the potential to make almost all cell types found within a particular tissue

Multipotent stem cell

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Tissue making up skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscle

Muscle tissue

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Random change to a DNA sequence

Mutation