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science chp-2


replication the cell makes a copy of the DNA in it's nucleus
mitosis is the stage during which the cells nucleus divides into new nuclei
interphase is the period before cell division occurs
cytokinesis completes the process of cell divison
chromosome scientists call each doubled rod of condensed chromatin
chromatid each identical rod, or strand, of the chromosome
DNA replication this ensures that each daughter cell will have all of the genetic information it needs to carry out its activates
cell cycle the regular sequence of growth and division that cells undergo
stomata carbon dioxide enters the planet through small openings on the undersides of the leaves
fermentation an energy-releasing process that does not require oxygen
autotroph an organism that makes its own food
pigment colored chemical compounds that absorb light
chlorophyll the main pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants
comparing photosynthesis and respiration these two things can be thought of as opposite processes
heterotroph an organism that cannot make its own food
respiration the process by which cells "withdraw" energy from glucose
photosynthesis the process by which a cell captures the energy in sunlight and uses it to make food
Created by: Trinklea595