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Anther
Part of the plant where pollen is produced
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Asexual Reproduction
Reproduction without producing gametes
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Cornea
Transparent part in the front of the eye
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Clone
Genetically identical to its parent
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Egestion
Removal of undigested food
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Excretion
Removal of waste from the body
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Gametes
sex cells produced in sexual reproduction
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Homeostasis
Maintenance of a constant internal environment
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Joints
Where bone meets bone
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Natural Selection
The fact that only animals that have adapted have a greater chance of survival.
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Nerve
Group of nerve cells working together
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Pathogen
An invading cell which can cause disease in the human body.
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Plasma
The watery fluid in the blood which transports nutrients, urea, carbon dioxide and hormones.
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Platelets
Small fragments of dead red blood cells which help blood clot.
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Retina
The part of the eye which contains cells that are sensitive to light.
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Tendon
Attaches muscle to bone
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Zygote
Fertilised Egg
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White Blood Cell
Cells that protect the body from invading pathogens
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Transparent part in the front of the eye

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Genetically identical to its parent

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