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Flashcards in Life Science- Definitons Deck (16):
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Micrograph

Photograph taken through a microscope

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Pigment

Colour

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In vitro

Outside of the body in an unnatural environment

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Antagonistic

Working together

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Nephrons

Structures in the kidneys that filter waste products from the blood

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Heritable

Capable of being passed from the parents to the offspring

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Ovulation

Release of ovum from the ovary once every 28 days

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Gametes

Sperm or ovum

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Immune system

System in the body that protects the body from infection

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Thoracic

Area of the chest

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Plasma

Watery liquid that carries dissolved substances and blood cells

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Diaphragm

Muscular sheet found under the lungs, which controls breathing

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Cholesterol

Fatty substance found in animal-based foods

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Faeces

Waste matter from ingested food passed through the anus

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Malnutrition

Result of poor eating and lack of nutrients in the body

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Digestive enzymes

Substances that aid digestion

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