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Accommodation
The eye's ability to change focus
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Active Immunity
Slow process but long lasting effect
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Aerobic Respiration
Respiration involving Oxygen
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Allele
Inherited characteristics (different form of genes)
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Amino Acids
Proteins are made
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Amylase
Digests Starch
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Anaerobic Respiration
Respiration not involving Oxygen
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Antagonistic Muscles
Muscles working together (Biceps/Triceps)
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ADH
Controls water levels in the blood
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Arteries
Carries blood AWAY from the heart
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Auxin
Plant hormone
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Biofuels
Fuels made from plants
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Biological Control
Natural predator released to consume pests
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Biological Indicators
Organisms in polluted water telling scientists the measurement of it
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Blind Trial
Volunteers don't know what they are receiving
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BMI
someone's weight in relation to their height
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Cell Membrane
helps control substances entering/leaving the cell
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Chromosones
Carry genetic information
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Denitrifying Bacteria
Converts nitrates in Nitrogen bacteria
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Exponential growth
The ever-increasing growth in population
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Flaccid
Floppy
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FSH
Stimulates an egg to develop
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Geotrophism
A plants growth response to gravity
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Respiration involving Oxygen

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Inherited characteristics (different form of genes)

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Proteins are made

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