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J-shaped growth curve
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shape of an exponential growth curve

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small family of compounds derived from the fatty acid linoleic acid

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second part of the small intestine

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point at which two or more bones meet

juxtaglomerular cell
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cell in the afferent and efferent arterioles that responds to stimuli from the macula densa

juxtamedullary nephron
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nephron that lies in the cortex but close to the renal medulla

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