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Biology U8L1

Biology Unit 8 Lesson 1 terms;

Autotroph an organism that can make its own food
Binary Fission asexual reproduction in which a single cell divides into two with no exchange of genetic material; reproduction method of bacteria
Commensalism a symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which one species benefits and no effect is apparent to the other species
Eukaryote a cell that has a membrane-bound nucleus and/or organelles as its major characteristic
Heterotroph an organism that relies on eating other organisms for energy or food
Microbiology the study of organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye
Mutualism a symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which both species receive some type of benefit
Pathogen a disease-causing organism; a germ
Protist a one- or few-celled organism with chromosomes; may have characteristics of both animals and plants
Prokaryote a cell whose nucleus is not bound by a membrane
Archaea and eubacteria are primarily different in _____. genetic make-up and biochemistry
Created by: lucranch