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contains carbon, hydrogen, oxyge, and nitrogen. source of energy. needed by tissue for repair and growth. made up of 20 amino acids.
building blocks of proteins
chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another
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(1707-1778) Used an organism's structure to classify into groups, formed a seven part classification system. Kingdom, phylum, class, order, genus, species.
Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
Odds of existing
30,000 active genes in genome, each with two alleles, or 2 to the 30,000 th power, or 1 followed by 10,000 zeroes. about 40 B people have lived on Earth so far meaning odds of you being you is one in 0.00000 followed by more than 10,000 zeroes. We are rare.
A cell, a group of cells, or an organ that produces a secretion for use elsewhere in the body or in a body cavity or for elimination from the body.
-the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream. includes pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, parathyroid, thymus,pineal.
Keeping the body in balance. maintaining a constant internal environment. example: temperature
Channels draining the gut of digestive fat. and picks up excess fluid from spaces between cells and returns it into circulation. fluid is clear. fights diseases, but also can serve as a transport system of cancer cells.
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