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CP classification

classification f14

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binomial nomenclature naming species of living things by giving each a name composed of two parts
biochemical analysis the study of chemical processes in living organisms, including, but not limited to, living matter
cladogram A branching diagram showing the relationship between a number of species.
embryology The branch of biology and medicine concerned with the study of embryos and their development.
amphibian A cold-blooded, smooth-skinned vertebrate that characteristically hatches as an aquatic larva with gills and then transforms into an adult
placental provides for the nourishment of the fetus and the elimination of its waste products.
classification The arrangement of animals and plants in taxonomic groups according to their observed similarities.
dichotomous key a sequence of steps that allows the identification of a living thing.
hierarchy taxonomy creates a structure of different kinds of organisms and their evolutionary connections.
levels of classification kingdom phylum class order family genus species
morphology The biological study of the form and structure of living things.
phylogenic tree evolutionary tree is a branching diagram or "tree" showing the inferred evolutionary relationships
phylogeny the development or evolution of a particular group of organisms. It is used today to group organisms into six kingdoms.
taxon the named taxonomic unit at any given level
taxonomy science of naming and classifying organisms.
Created by: nbctbio