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Animal Growth & Here

Human Children look like their parents. So do the young of many animals

What are chromosomes? They are thread-like strands inside the nuceleus, which are made up of a chemixal called DNA, which forms a chemical code.
What is Mitosis? The process of cell division in which the nucleus of a cell prepares for division by making an exact copy of its chromosomes.
What is Asexual Reproduction? Many one celled organisms, such as bacteria and protozoa, reproduce by simple cell division, or fission. This type of reproduction without the joining of male and female cells-is called asexual reproduction.
What is sexual reproduction? Cells from two parents unite to form one cell, called a zygote. The zygote contains chromosomes from both the female parent and the male parent.
What is a Life Cycle? MOST organisms grow and mature through several distincet stages of life These stages make up the organisms life cycle
What is Direct Development? Many organisms change alot as they mature. But the young of some animals are identical to the adults, except in size. These organisms grow larger but keep the same body features, such as shape,all their lives.
What is Metamorphosis? The changes in the shape or characteristics of an organism's body as it grows and mature.
What is incomplete Metamprphosis? The life cycle of many insects, including beetles, butterflies, and grasshoppers,go through incomplete metamorphosis. they go through three stages of development: egg, nymph, amd adult. AT each stage the insect looks different from the way it looks at ano
What is complete Metamorphosis? Animals whose body changes dramtically during their life cycles go through complete metamorphosis. it has four distinct stages; egg, larva, pupa, then adult.
What are inherited traits? A characteristic which is passed from parent to offspring
What are dominant traits? A strong trait
What are recessive traits? Weak traits
What are Genes? Structure of a chromosome that contains a DNA Code for a trait an organism inherits
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