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what are the five kingdoms?
plants, animals, fungi, protoctists and prokaryotes
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State one physical barrier, in the human body, that helps prevent disease.
mucus or skin
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Describe one chemical barrier, in the human body, that helps prevent disease.
lysozyme in tears
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Height can be due to environmental and genetic variations. State two causes of genetic variation.
mutations (in genes) / changes in the DNA / genes • sexual reproduction / inherit (genes) from both parents
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State the two organs in the body most affected by long term alcohol abuse.
liver and brain
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Blood glucose levels also need to be controlled. Describe how type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes are controlled.
• insulin is produced and secreted by endocrine gland (pancreas) Type 1 diabetes • type 1 diabetes is caused by a lack of insulin production • type 1 diabetes can be controlled by injecting insulin • into subcutaneous fat Type 2 diabetes • type 2 dia
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State one physical barrier, in the human body, that helps prevent disease.

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mucus or skin

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Height can be due to environmental and genetic variations. State two causes of genetic variation.

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