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endocrine gland situated on top of each kidney, which produces hormones in response to stresses...

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parenchyma cells with large air spaces to facilitate floating.

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cellular respiration that takes place in the presence of free oxygen.

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when an animal is dormant during hot and dry conditions.

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the branch of the renal artery which carries blood to the nephron, and branches to form the...

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