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Cells

The basic building blocks of life. Make up everything. e.g red blood cell

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Tissue

Group of cells with similar structure to do one task by working together. e.g muscle

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Organs

A group of tissues working together to do a certain task. It can include muscle, glandular, and epithelial tissue. e.g the stomach

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Organ System

A group of organs that do a certain task. e.g the digestive system

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Organism

A group of organ systems that make up something that can move, breathe, and live. e.g the human body

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Amylase

Amylase is found in the mouth and small intestine. It helps to break down carbohydrates

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Pepsin

Pepsin is found in the stomach and small it intestine. It helps to break down proteins

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Lipase

Lipase is found in the liver, gall bladder and small intestine. It helps to break down lipids (fats)

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Enzymes

Enzymes are bio - catalysts. They're protein molecules. Most contain between 100 - 1000 amino acids

Enzyme + Reactant = Enzyme-Reactant Complex = Enzyme + Products