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What is the eye an example of?
Sense organ
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Which type of neurone transmits a signal from a sense organ to the central nervous system?
Sensory
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Which type of neurone transmits a signal from the central nervous system to an effector such as a muscle?
Motor
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What is a synapse?
A synapse is a junction between two neurones
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Which part of the nervous system is not involved in producing reflex actions?
Brain
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What are hormones?
Chemicals secreted by glands
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How are hormones transported around the body?
Hormones are transported in the bloodstream.
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What part of the body secretes FSH?
The pituitary gland
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What part of the body secretes oestrogen?
The ovaries
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What is the function of the hormone LH?
LH causes a mature egg to be released
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Oral contraceptives likely to contain which hormones?
Oral contraceptives contains oestrogen and progesterone
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Which hormones may be used in fertility treatment?
FSH and LH are used in fertility treatment.
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