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What is the meaning of the word 'Homeostasis'?
Homeostasis is maintaining a stable internal environment
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What organ produces insulin?
Pancreas
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Which hormone do the adrenal glands produce?
Adrenaline
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What comes first in the process of reflexes? The sensory or motor neurone?
The sensory neurone
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What is the Endocrine system?
The system of glands that a human ahs that produce hormones directly into the circulatory system
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What does the hormone FSH do in either gender?
in women it matures their eggs. In men it stimulates the testes to produce sperm
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Which hormone is responsible for the absorption of glucose into cells?
Insulin
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Which type of diabetes is developed before birth? Which type affects the bodys ability to produce insulin through destruction of beta cells/
Type one
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Identify one method of treatment for both types of diabetes
Type one can be treated through regular injections of insulin. Type two can be treated through an improvement in diet
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How does thyroxine work in the body?
Thyroxine regulates the bodys basal metabolic rate. This is the speed in which chemicals reactions occur in the body
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