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Kingdoms study 1

Kingdom 1

Classification grouping of organisms based on characteristics
Binomial Nomenclature system for naming organisms which each organism is given a unique, two-scientific name
Prokaryote No nucleus in organism
Eukaryote Nucleus in organism
Dichotomous Key tool scientists use to group organisms based on characteristics
Archea Bacteria microorganisms that are similar to bacteria in size
Virus a tiny, non-living particle that invades and then multiplies inside a living cell
Host living thing that provides a source of energy for a virus/organism
Parasite organism that live in a host and cause it harm
Flagellum long, whip-like structure that helps cells move
Binary Fission one cell divides to form two identical cells
Conjugation process where a unicellular organism transfers some of its genetic material to another unicellular organism
Endospore helps bacteria survive in harsh conditions
Decomposer organism that breaks down chemicals from waste and dead organisms, and returns important materils to the soil and water
Protist Eukaryotic organism that cannot be classified as an animal, plant, or fungus
Protozoan animal-like protist
Pseudopod temporary bulging of a cell
Cilia hair-like extensions that move in a wave-like motion
Algea plant-like protist
Spore a tiny cell that is able to grow into a new organism
Fungi Eukaryotic organism that has cell walls, uses spores to reproduce and is a heterotroph (feeds by absorbing its food)
Hyphae branching thread-like tubes that serve as a stem to multicellular orgnaisms
Fruiting body spore producer of a fungus
Budding a form of asexual reproduction
Lichen a slow-growing plant that grows on rocks, walls, and trees.
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