Unit 1 Keywords

Magnification
How large the image is compared to real life
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Resolving Power
The ability of a microscope to seperate two objects which are close together
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Organ
A group of tissues working together to perform the same function
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Pathogen
A mirco-organism that causes disease
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Passive Immunity
Is produced by ready-made antibodies injected into he body to assit in the fighting of disease.
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Active Immunity
The porduction of antibodies by the body in response to the presence of antigens
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Antigen
Any substance that stimultaes the production of antibodies
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Antibodies
They aew prduced by the lymphocytes in response to antigens.
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Immunity
The protection of an organism against infection
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Ribosomes
Involved in the synthesis of proteins
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Golgi complex
Collects & distributes the substances which are made in the cell
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Osmosis
The passage of water from a region of high water potential to a region where the water potential is lower, through a partially permeable membrane
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Diffusion
The Movement of molecules or ions from a region where they are in a high concentration to one where their concentration is lower.
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Facilitated Diffusion
Diffusion involving the presence of a protein carrier molecule to allow the passive movements of substances across plasma membranes
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The ability of a microscope to seperate two objects which are close together

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A group of tissues working together to perform the same function

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A mirco-organism that causes disease

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Is produced by ready-made antibodies injected into he body to assit in the fighting of disease.

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