B1: Understanding ourselves

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Healthy
To be free of disease
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Fitness
The ability to do physical activity
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Systolic
Highest number, when heart contracts
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Diastolic
Lowest number, when heart relaxes
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Carbohydrates
Energy
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Fats
Energy storage, insulation - are stored under skin or as adipose tissues around organs
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Proteins
Muscle growth and repair
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Water
Prevent dehydration
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Passive immunity
Antibodies created by another organism
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Active immunity
Antibodies created by self
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Depressants
Binds to receptor molecules and slow reactions
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Stimulants
Increase amount of transmitter chemical, increasing brain activity
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Cirrohis of the liver
Toxic products from alcohol break down kill liver cells and lead to a build up of scar tissue that stops blood getting to liver
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Seeing far away objects
ciliary muscles relax, suspensory ligaments tighten
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Seeing close objects
Ciliary muscles contract, suspensory ligaments slacken
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Short sighted correction
Concave lenses
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Long sighted correction
Convex lenses
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Type 1 diabetes
Only small amounts of insulin released by pancreas
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Type 2 diabetes
Body becomes immune to insulin
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Homozygous
Two alleles that are the same
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Heterozygous
Two different alleles
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CNS impulse route
Stimulus, receptor, sensory neurone, CNS, motor neurone, effector, response
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4 industrial uses of plant hormones
Selective weedkillers, cuttings, controlling dormancy or ripening
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3 sources of mutation
gamete formation, fertilisation, random mutation
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The ability to do physical activity

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Fitness

Card 3

Front

Highest number, when heart contracts

Back

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Card 4

Front

Lowest number, when heart relaxes

Back

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Card 5

Front

Energy

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