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Another hormone, testosterone, is also involved. The stimulus for erythropoietin synthesis appears to be low levels of oxygen in the blood flowing to the kidney. Much more will be said about hormones in the Chapter on the endocrine system. WHAT CAUSES ANAEMIA? Anaemia is a common clinical finding and illustrates mechanisms of red cell production and destruction. It is 37 indicated by a low haematocrit, red cell count or haemoglobin concentration. Anaemia is not a disease but a sign of a disease, like fever it indicates that something is wrong.

Mitochondria. urn in length, and are comparable in size to a bacterium. In a liver cell, there can be from 500 to 1000 mitochondria. Mitochondria, like some cells, are constantly being destroyed and constantly being renewed. If there were 1000 mitochondria in a liver cell, about 500 old mitochondria would be destroyed every two weeks and 500 new mitochondria would be formed. There would always be 1000 mitochondria, but not the same thousand. Again, this illustrates how dynamic, how changing life is.

These include the skin, mouth, oesophagus, vagina and parts of the eye. B. 5 Epithelial tissue. (a) Squamous epithelium. (b) Cuboidal epithelium. (c) Columnar epithelium. (d) Mucous columnar epithelium. (e) Ciliated columnar epithelium. (0 Stratified (compound) epithelium. Sb). The cuboidal epithelial cells of the thyroid glands help to produce thyroid hormone in the thyroid gland. The cells are also found in other glands and their ducts. Sc). Most of the gastrointestinal tract, from the stomach to the anus, is lined with this type of epithelium which functions in both secretion and absorption.

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