OCR Biology Unit 1

OCR Biology Unit 1 ONLY

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Nerves

Stimulus -> Receptor -> impulse travels along Sensory Neurone -> Coordinator -> impulse travels along Motor Neurone -> Effector -> Response

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Keywords

Synapse- gap between the end of a neurone and the start of another or an effector

Axon- the end of a neurone

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Pituitary Gland- FSH and LH

Ovaries- oestrogen and progesterone

FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone)- egg matures and oestrogen is released

Oestrogen- thickens uterus lining and inhibits FSH

LH (Luteinizing Hormone)- egg released from ovary and stimulates progesterone

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Pituitary Gland- found in the brain

Ovaries- both found in the womb

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