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Unit 10 - Life Cycle

Molt To shed the outer covering (hair, feathers, skin, fur, exoskeleton) to make room as an organism grows
Stage specific period of time during life or growth
Egg the first stage in the life cycle of many organisms such as birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and insects
Nymph stage of incomplete metamorphosis during which an insect resembles a smaller version of the adult
Complete Metamorphosis type of development consisting of 4 specific stages - egg, larva, pupa, adult
Incomplete Metamorphosis type of development consisting of 3 distinct stages - egg, nymph, adult
Adult full grown organism that can reproduce
Life Cycle all stages in the life of an organism from birth to death
pupa stage of complete metamorphosis in which an organism seems to be resting and new body parts are being formed
larva stage of complete metamorphosis during which an organism resembles a worm and its job is to eat and grow
Created by: mdingee