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Biology

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Respiration
Getting energy out of your food when you eat
Aerobic Respiration
Energy is made using oxygen
Anaerobic Respiration
Energy is made without oxygen
Turgid
When a cell is full of water
Flaccid
When a cell has lost water
Osmosis
Diffuses from a high concentration to a low concentration through a partially permeable membrane
Capillaries
They exchange materials between the blood and other body cells.
Plasma
Transport substances e.g. water, carbon dioxide, glucose
Red Blood Cell
Molecule inside the cell which carries the oxygen
White Blood Cells
Defence against pathogens
Phagocytes
Engulf pathogens and digests them
Lymphocytes
Produces antibodies that stick to pathogens
Platelets
They are small fragments of cells which help the blood clot a wound