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What device is used to measure the water uptake of plants?
Potometer
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What do xylem vessels transport?
Water
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What results to plants show when they have a lack of nitrates, phosphates and potassium?
Nitrates=stunted growth, Phosphates=poor root growth, Potassium=yellow leaves
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Name some of the chemicals absorbed in plasma
Hormones, Sugars, Urea, Antibodies
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What do platelets do?
Clot the blood
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What do the coronary arteries do?
Supply oxygen and glucose to the heart muscle
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Why do the atria have thin walls?
Because they only pump blood to the ventricles
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Why do veins have thin walls?
Because they carry blood under low pressure back to the heart
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What are the functions of the kidneys?
Osmoregulation, revival of urea from the blood, remove excess minerals and salts
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What does the ureter do?
Carries urine from the kidney to the bladder
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Where are low water blood levels sensed?
Hypothalamus gland
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What do anti-diuretic hormones do?
Instructs the kidney to absorb more water
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Name two disadvantages of a kidney transplant
Rejection and the effects of immune suppressant drugs (patient could be prone to infection)
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