Biology - Words and Definitions

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Vasoconsitriction
Narrowing of the internal space of blood vessels in cold conditions - this decreases the flow of blood
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Vasodilation
Widening of the internal of blood vessels in hot conditions - this increases the flow of blood
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Thermoregulation
The process that enables an animal to keep its body temperature constant
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Insulin
Hormone produced by the pancreas that promotes the conversion of glucose into glycogen
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Diabetes
Disease where the body cannot control its blood sugar levels
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Widening of the internal of blood vessels in hot conditions - this increases the flow of blood

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Vasodilation

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The process that enables an animal to keep its body temperature constant

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Hormone produced by the pancreas that promotes the conversion of glucose into glycogen

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Disease where the body cannot control its blood sugar levels

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