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What is the net movement of particles from an are of high concentration to an area of low concentration?
Diffusion
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What is the building block of protein?
Amino Acids
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What is the difference between two areas of concentration?
Concentration gradient
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What is a small group of cells with similar structure and function?
Tissue
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What is a group of tissues working together to carry out a particular function?
Organ
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What transports water around the plant?
Xylem
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What carries sugars around the plant?
Phloem
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Where in the plant does photosynthesis take place?
Mesophyll
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Carbon dioxide + water - glucose +oxygen is what porcess equation?
photosynthesis
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What is the outer layer of a plant/organism called?
Epidermis
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Name one way plants use glucose
Respiration
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What is the process called where plants are grown in water that is enriched by mineral ions?
Hydrophonics
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What is the name for a large greenhouse made of plastic?
Polytunnel
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What is it called when enzymes stop working?
Denature
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Which enzyme breaks down Carbohydrates?
Amylase
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Which enzyme breaks down Protein?
Protease
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Which enzyme breaks down lipids (fats and oils)?
Lipase
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What liquid produced by the liver neutralizes acids in the stomach?
Bile
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Which enzyme changes glucose to fructose?
Isomerase
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What is the name of a version of a particular gene?
alleles
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What is the name of the characteristics that will show up in the offspring only if both alleles are inherited?
recessive
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What is the name of the characteristic that will show up in the offspring even if only one of the alleles is inherited?
dominant
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An undifferentiated cell with the potential to form a wide variety of different cell types.
Stem cells
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What is the name of Asexual cell division where two identical cells are formed?
Mitosis
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The two stage process of cell division which is involved in the making of gametes
Meiosis
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Breaking down food using oxygen to release energy for the cells.
Aerobic
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Breaking down food without oxygen to release energy for cells.
Anaerobic
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A product of anaerobic respiration and it builds up in muscles with exercise.
Lactic Acid
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The permanent loss of all members of a species
extinction
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An animal which preys on other animals for food
Predators
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When two populations become physically isolated by a geographical feature.
Geographical isolation
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The formation of a new species
Speciation
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