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ntagonistic muscles A pair of muscles that work to produce opposite effects&emdash;one contracts as the other relaxes: for example, the bicep and tricep muscles on opposite sides of your upper arm. anther The top of a stamen's filament; divided into pollen sacs in which the pollen grains form. antibiotics Substances produced by some microorganisms, plants, and vertebrates that kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. antibiotic resistance Tendency of certain bacteria to develop a resistance to commonly over-used antibiotics. antibodies Proteins produced by immune system cells that bind to foreign molecules and microorganisms and inactivate them. antibody-mediated immunity Immune reaction that protects primarily against invading viruses and bacteria through antibodies produced by plasma cells ; also known as humoral immunity. anticodon A sequence of three nucleotides on the transfer RNA molecule that recognizes and pairs with a specific codon on a messenger RNA molecule; helps
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Unformatted text preview: control the sequence of amino acids in a growing polypeptide chain. PICTURE antidiuretic hormone (ADH) A hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released by the pituitary gland that increases the permeability of the renal tubule of the nephron and thereby increases water reabsorption; also known as vasopressin . antigenic determinant The site on an antigen to which an antibody binds, forming an antigen-antibody complex. antigens Molecules carried or produced by microorganisms that initiate antibody production; mostly proteins or proteins combined with polysaccharides . antinutrients Chemicals produced by plants as a defense mechanism; inhibit the action of digestive enzymes in insects that attack and attempt to eat the plants. anus The posterior opening of the digestive tract. aorta The artery that carries blood from the left ventricle for distribution throughout the tissues of the body. The largest diameter and thickest walled artery in the body....
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