Biology Glossary

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absorption
the movement of digested food molecules through the wall of intestine into the blood
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accuracy
how close the result is to the 'true value'
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active
a process which requires energy to occur
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active site
the part of an enzyme into which a substrate fits during a reaction
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active transport
active movement of molecules from an area of low concentration to an area of high concentration, against a concentration gradient, using carrier proteins
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aerobic respiration
respiration that requires the presence of oxygen
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amino acid
the monomer from which proteins are made
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amylase
the enzyme that digests starch into maltose (produced int the mouth and the pancreas)
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anaerobic respiration
respiration which takes place in the absence of oxygen
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anomaly
a reading that falls outside the normal
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the passage through which faeces is egested
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