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What are antibiotics?
Drugs that kill bacteria inside your body.
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Examples of antibiotics are?
Penicillin and amoxicillin.
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Antibiotics cannot do what?
Destroy viruses.
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Viral infections can be treated by?
Antiviral drugs.
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How does a vaccination work?
A small amount of the dead or inactive viruses that cause the disease is given. This causes white blood cells to attack the virus. The white blood cells remember what antibody or antigen is used therefore making the patient immune.
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What does the pancreas secrete?
It secretes insulin.
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What do the ovaries secrete?
It secretes Oestrogen .
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What do the testis secrete?
It secretes testosterone.
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What does the adrenal gland secrete?
It secretes adrenaline.
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What does the pituitary gland make?
LH and FSH.
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How do hormones travel around the body?
In the blood stream.
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What is phototropism?
A growth response to light.
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What is geotropism?
A growth response to gravity.
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What is the job of Oestrogen?
Stops the production of FSH so only one egg matures. Also stimulates the pituitary gland to release LH.
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What is progesterone?
A hormone secreted by ovaries to maintain uterus lining.
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