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What is blood pressure measured in?
mm Hg
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What does BMI stand for?
Body Mass Index
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Two dangers of obesity
High blood pressure and high cholesterol levels
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What causes scurvy?
Lack of vitamin C in the diet
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What causes kwashiorkor?
Lack of protein in the diet
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What is a vector?
An animal that carries a pathogen without suffering from it
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Give an example of a fungi caused disease
Athletes foot
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Give an example of a protozoa caused disease
malaria
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Give an example of a bacteria caused disease
Cholera
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Give an example of a virus caused disease
Flu
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What is a reflex action?
An involuntary action in responce to a stimulus for self defence
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What effect do depressants have on the body?
Decrease brain activity which makes you feel tired and slows down your reactions
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What effect do hallucinogens have on the body?
Distort what is seen and heard
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What effect do painkillers have on the body?
Reduce the pain by blocking nerve impulses
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What effect do performance enhancers have on the body?
Increase muscle development, which is why they're sometimes abused by sports people
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What effect do stimulants have on the body?
Increase brain activity which leads to a feeling of alertness and heightened perception
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What is your normal body temperature?
37 degrees
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What is homeostatus?
The maintenance of constant internal conditions in the body
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Where in a cell is DNA stored?
The nucleus
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What are the four DNA bases called?
C&G, A&T
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How many chromosomes are in a normal human cell?
23 pairs (46)
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How many chromosomes are in a gamete?
23
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What is the name for a section that codes for a particular protein?
Triplet base code
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What do clones have in common?
They have the same genetic make-up
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What are the chromosomes for a girl and a boy?
Girl : XX Boy: XY
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Sanah Iqbal

Absolutely amazing. They are so useful. Thank you

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