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Unit 11 science

Taxonomic Groups

cell the smallest unit of an organism that performs life functions
nucleus a structure found in Eukaryota 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 organelles
unicellular an organism made up of one sing cell
multicellular an organism made up of more then one cell, and often made up of different types of cell
classification the process of grouping things based on similarities
taxonomy the branch of science that formally names and classifies organisms by their structure, function and rel ationship
Domain the highest and largest rank of group organisms Three groups: Archean, Bacteria, and Eukarya
Domain Bactreria porkaryotic, single-celled organism that lacks a nucleus in its cell
Domain Archaea prokaryotic, single-celled organism that lacks a nucleus in its cell and can live in its cell and can live in extreme enviroments
Domain Eukarya organisms with cells that contain a nucleus
Kingdom a taxonomic rank below Domain 6 Groups: Aniamalia, Fungi, Plantae, Protista, Archaea and Eubacteria
autotroph an organism that is able to make its own food; known as a producer in food chain
heterotroph an organism that CANNOT make its own food; known as a consumer in the food chain
asexual reporduction a method of reproduction that requires only one parent :source 100%DNA from 1 parent
sexual reporduction a method of reproduction that requires both male and female parent 50% from 1 parent 50% from 1 parent
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
kingdom Archeabacteria unicellular, asexual, auto and heterotroph, porkaryotic organism that live in exterme eviorments
Kingdom E ubacteria unicellular ,asexual auto and heterotroph, prokarayotic organism that live in moderate eviroments
Kingdom Proista uni-and multi cellular sexual or asexual, heterotrophic,eukaryotic organism that are microscopic
Kingdom Fungi uni-and multicellular sexual or asexual, hetero-trophic, eukaryotic organism; known as a decomp
Created by: xgranados01