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where is urea made?
urea is made in the liver
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what process occurs in the kidney to make urine?
filtration of the blood and reabsorbtion of the substances needed in the body
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what is the purpose of dialysis?
dialysis removes urea from the blood
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what are antigens?
proteins on the surface of cells
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what is the main advantage of a kidney transplant compared with dialysis?
patient does not have to be attached to a machine every few days?
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where is blood temperature monitored?
thermoregulatory centre in the brain
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explain why sweating cools the body ?
the water in the sweat evaporates, the energy from the skin is used to turn the water into water vapour so the skin cools
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why is it important to carry a donor card?
it is distressing for the family to make the decision after a relatives death
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which hormone reduces the level of glucose in the blood?
insulin
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name two methods thatare being deveoped to treat type 1 diabetes?
pancreas transplant, transplanting pancreas cells.
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