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membrane-bound organelle that is the site of aerobic respiration in the cell


the division of the nucleus that results in two diploid cells with exactly the same number and type of chromosomes as the parent cell

Mixed nerve

contains both sensory and motor fibres

Modified transudate

transudate with a high protein and cell content, as in inflammation. Eventually, modified transudate may become exudate


type of agranular white blood cell


stomach with only one compartment

Monosynaptic reflex

a reflex that only involves a single set of synapses

Motor fibres

nerve fibres that carry impulses away from the central nervous system


Organisms that consist of more than one cell


give birth to more than one offspring; litter-bearing

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