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What is a gene code for?
Proteins- this give you your characteristics
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Name 2 types of proteins.
functional & structural
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Q2. A child has a sore throat. The mother takes the child to the doctor. The doctor says that the child has a bacterial infection. Explain how the infection makes the child ill.
hey reproduce quickly in your body. Many give off chemicals called toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick.
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What is meant by obesity?
Obesity is a term used to describe somebody who is very overweight, with a lot of body fat.
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percentage of obese men changed between 1994 and 2004, give 2 reasons why.
1. More Fast Food restaurants 2.the population is getting older, on average, and older people tend to gain weight.
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Name a type of medicine that kills bacteria inside the body.
Antibiotics
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Sweat is produced by the...
sweat glands (skin)
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Urine is produced by the...
Kidneys (stored in bladder)
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Eyes, ears and skin contain sense receptors. State the names of two other parts of the body which contain sense receptors.
Nose, Tongue
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What is the name of the organ which controls the nervous system?
Brain
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Which organ controls the amount of water in the body?
Kidneys
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Name two drugs which may harm the human body.
Tobacco, Alcohol
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Name three conditions which are controlled inside our bodies.
temperature, blood sugar, heart rate
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Name one addictive drug.
Nicotine
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Explain why it is very difficult to give up using an addictive drug.
t is really hard to give up an addictive drug is because you body depends on it. The longer you have it your body feels like it NEEDS the drug.
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What is meant by the recreational use of drugs?
Use of a drug, with the primary intention to alter the state of consciousness
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Describe the job of the cornea in vision.
The cornea acts as the eye's outermost lens. It functions like a window that controls and focuses the entry of light into the eye.
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Describe the job of the lens
refracts light, focusing in onto the retina
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Job of the iris....
to control how much light enters the pupil
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Job of the retina...
light sensitive, covered in receptors and rods which detect light
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Short sighted?
unable to focus on distant objects, lens is the wrong shape and bends too much light
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Long sighted?
can’t focus on near objects, lens wrong shape bends to little light or eyeball to short
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Binocular vision?
Lets you judge depth, 2 eyes work together, narrow field of vision.
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what does the CNS consistent of?
Brain and spinal cord
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Name 2 types of proteins.

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