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chapter 2

microorganism an organism that is microscopic, or not visible to the unaided eye.
microbe Microorganisms can be unicellular or multicellular
unicellular single-celled organisms, and multicellular organisms
binary fission A type of asexual reproduction in which the organism divides in two.
conjugation is a process in which organisms fuse, or attach themselves to each other, and exchange some of their genetic information.
budding A bud first forms as a small growth on the parent cell.
cell Is the basic unit of life and the smallest part of a living thing that is capable of life.
tissue Makes you able to move your muscles cennects your bones together you could feel pain and outer layer of skin cells.
organ Is a group of two or more types of tissue that work together to carry out one specific function.
organ system Multicellular organisms are often made up of groups of organ systems that perform various life functions.
passive transport Is the movement of substances thought membranes without the use o the cell's energy.
osmosis Is a movement of water particles through a membrane.
cellular respiration During cellular respiration, cells break down glucose to release energy.
active transport For example, energy is required to move minerals and nutrients into or out of a cell
cell cycle The cell cycle can be fast or slow, depending on the type organism and the type of tissue in which cells are located.
mitosis Organisms produce new organisms through reprodu
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