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Taxonomy & Kingdoms

TermDefinition
abiotic non-living factor in the environment (air, water, sun)
biotic living or dead factor in the environment (cricket, feather, bone)
homeostasis maintaining an internal balance in your system
stimuli a response to a factor in the environment
unicellular one cell
multicellular more than one cell
prokaryote cell with no nucleus; bacteria
eukaryote cell with a nucleus
heterotroph organism that consumes food; has to eat others
autotroph makes its own food; photosynthesis
motile movement
immobile cannot move
archaebacteria prokaryotic, unicellular, extreme environments
eubacteria prokaryotic, unicellular neutral environments
protista eukaryotic, mostly unicellular, amoebas, paramecium, euglena, mainly live in water
fungi eukaryotic, cell walls of chitin, heterotrophic, decomposers
plantae eukaryotic, cell walls of cellulose, autotrophic, chloroplasts, multicellular
animalia eukaryotic, no cell walls, no chloroplasts, multicellular, heterotrophic, sexual reproduction
eukarya, archae, bacteria 3 types of domains
archaebacteria, eubacteria, Protista, fungi, plantae, animalia 6 types of kingdoms
archaebacteria and eubacteria kingdoms that are prokaryotic
Protista, fungi, plantae, and animalia kingdoms that are eukaryotic
bionomial nomenclature 2-word naming system
genus & species make up the scientific name
DKPCOFGS Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species (Dear Kingdom Philip Came Over For Good Soup)
domain broadest, most inclusive category; least specific; only 3
species least inclusive, most specific; millions of types in the world
Created by: JMHSBIO