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sci.unit 11

taxonomic groups

cell the smallest unit of an organism that performs life functions
nucleus a structure found in eukaryotic cells that contain DNA and is responsible for controlling the activities
Eukaryotic a cell containing a membrane-enclosed nucleus and organelles
Prokaryotic a cell lacking a nucleus or any other membrane-enclosed organism
unicellular an organism made up of one single cell
multicellular an organism made up of more than one cell,and often made up of different types of cells
classification the process of grouping things based on similarities
taxonomy the branch of science that formally names and classifies organism by their structure, function and relationship
Domain the highest rank of group organism three groups:Bacteria,Archaea,and Eukarya
Bacteria prokarytic ,uni-cellular organism that lacks a nucleus in its cell
Archaea prokaryotic ,uni-cellular organism that lacks a nucleus in its cell and lives in extreme environments
Eukarya organism with cells that contain a nucleus
Kingdom a Taxonomic rack below domain. 6 Groups : Animalia ,Fungi , plantae ,Protista ,Archaea and Eubacteria
autotroph an oranism thatis able to make it's own food;known as a producer in food chain
hetertroph an organism that CANNOT make it's own food ;known as a consumer in the food chain
asexual a method of reprduction that requires only one parent soure
cell theory states that all living organisms are made up of 1 or more cells; cells are the basic unit of life and all cells come from other cells
Archeabacteria uni-cellular ,asexual,auto and heterotroph, prokaryotic organism that live in extreme environments
Eubacteria uni-cellular , asexual ,auto and heterotroph, prokaryotic organism that live in moderate environments
Protista uni- and multi cellular sexual or asexual, auto and heterotroph ,eukaryotic organism that are microscopic
Fungi uni- and multi-cellular ,sexual and asexual, heterotroph , eukaryotic organism ;known as a decomposer ine the food chain
Plantae multi cellular ,sexual or a sexual ,autotrophs, eukaryotic organism ;known as the producer in the food chain
Animilia multicellular ,sexual and asexual, heterotroph seukaryotic organisms;known as a consmer in the food chain
`sexual a method of reproduction that requires both male and female parent sorce
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