GCSE Biology 2

What is Osmosis?
The diffusion of water from a region of high concentration to an area of lower concentration through a partially permeable.
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What is Diffusion?
The passive movement of molecules or particles along a concentration gradient, or from regions of higher to regions of lower concentration.
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Definition of Ribosomes and Mitochondria?
Ribosomes: Makes proteins from Amino Acids - Mitochondria: Produces energy from Respiration.
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The three limiting factors of Photosynthesis?
Temperature, Light intensity and Carbon dioxide.
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Photosynthesis definition?
Is the chemical reaction which takes place the chloroplasts in green plant cells where light energy is used to convert carbon dioxide and water into oxygen and glucose.
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Whats a specialised cell?
A cell which has a very specific job in the human body.
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Three examples of specialised cells?
Bone cells, Muscles cells, Heart cells, brain cells, etc...
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What is Mitosis?
Asexual reproduction of cells for growth and replacement by 1 division.
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What is Meiosis?
Sexual reproduction of cells by 2 divisions.
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What are Stem Cells?
An unspecialised cell that has not yet acquired a special function.
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In adult organisms what do Stem Cells act as?
A repair system replacing tissues damaged by disease or injury.
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