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Can you Name three ways which water is lost from our bodies?
Sweat, Through our skin. Resporation, from our lungs. Kidneys, in our urine.
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How is the ion content of the body controlled
Lost when we sweat and when me make urine.
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Why must we keep our body temperature the same?
To maintain the optimum temperature which enzymes work.
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What is the optimum temperature which enzymes work?
37.5 degrees celcius.
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What is another name for blood sugar levels and why must we keep them the same?
Blood Glucose levels, to provide the cells with a constant supply of energy.
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What part of the brain controls body temperature?
Thermoregulatory gland.
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Can you name three ways which our body loses heat?
Resporation, Urine, Sweat.
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What is given to someone with type 2 diabetes?
An insulin injection.
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What are the 4 main hormones in a menstrural cycle?
FSH, LH, Oestrogen, Progesterone.
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Where are FSH, LH and Oestrogen made?
LH, and Oestrogen are made in the pituatry Gland and FSH is made in the ovaries.
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What does IVF stand for?
In vitro fertilisation.
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What does the hormone FSH do?
Cuses an Egg to matuere in the ovaries.
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What does the hormone LH do?
Cuses an Egg to release from the ovaries.
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