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Taxonomic Classifying groups of organisms based on their common characteristics
Domain The broadest classification of organisms; consists of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya
Kingdom The second broadest classification, in the scientific system of classification (6 kingdoms: Bacteria, Archaea, Fungi, Protists, Plants, Animals)
Organisms Individual living system that is capable of reproduction, growth, and response to stimulus
Cell The basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
Nucleus Structure at the center of the cell which contains the genetic material
Eukaryotic A type of cell, which contains a distinct nucleus
Prokaryotic A type of cell with nuclear material floating "freely" inside the cytoplasm, NO nucleus. Pro=NO nucleus
Autotrophic An organism that manufactures its own food
Heterotrophic An organism that cannot synthesize its own food and must seek their own food from other sources
Multicellular Having or consisting of many cells
Unicellular An organism consisting of one cell
Asexual reproduction Involving one parent organism, in passing on of genetic information
Sexual reproduction Interaction of two organisms, in passing on of genetic information, to produce offspring
Archaea Domain name for organisms that live in harsh, extreme environments (deep in oceans, oil wells, hotsprings), Unicellular, prokaryotes, autotrophs or heterotrophs, and asexual reproduction
Bacteria Domain name for organisms that are Prokaryotic, unicellular, autotrophic, and asexual reproduction
Eukarya Domain name for organisms that are all eukaryotic, multi and uni cellular, autotrophs and heterotrophs, and reproduce sexually and asexually
Created by: mrshintze