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What are multicellular organisms?
Organisms that are made up of many cells.
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What are 'Tissues'?
A group of cells that have similar structure and function.
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What are 'Organs'?
Numerous types of tissue fitted together.
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What is an organ system?
Groups of organs that carry out a particular function.
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What does 'Muscular tissue' do?
Contracts to cause movement.
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What does 'Glandular tissue' do?
Produce chemicals (e.g.hormones,enzymes).
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What does 'Epithelial tissue' do?
Covers inner and outer surfaces of the body.
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What is the function of the muscular tissue in the stomach?
It contracts to churn the contents.
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What is the function of the Epithelial tissue in the stomach?
Covers the inner and outer surface of the stomach.
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What is the function of the Glandular tissue in the stomach?
To produce digestive juices(enzymes, hydrochloric acid)
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What is the function of the small intestine?
-Where digestion is completed.-Where soluble food is absorbed into the bloodstream via diffusion.
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What is the function of the pancrease?
-Where digestive enzymes are made.-Enzymes get into the intestine via a small tube,the food DOES NOT enter the pancreas.
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What is the function of the large intestine?
-Where undigestive food goes.-Water is absorbed into the blood stream leaves solid faeces behind.
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If the water isn't absorbed in the large intestine that what happens?
Diarrhea.
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What is the function of the rectum?
Where faeces is collected.
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What is the function of the liver?
Where bile is made.
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