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Human health

Chapter 12 Human Health

Define Health A complete state of Physical, Mental and Social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
Define Inherited factors Characteristics controlled by Genes (The nucleus)
Name two chemicals that control almost every process and reaction in the body Enzymes and Hormones
Define Enzyme Proteins that speed up chemical reactions
Name an enzyme and where it is produced E.g Amylase -Salivary glands
Define Hormone Proteins that bring about a response in the body
Name a hormone and where it is produced Adrenaline and Adrenal Gland
Name 2 genetic disorders Cystic Fibrosis and Haemophilia
Name three environmental factors that effect human heath Where a person lives If they are a smoker The food they eat
Created by: MR.BOWEN