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Science vocab unit11

Cell The smallest unit of an organism that performs life functions
Nucleous a structure found in Eukaryotic cells that contain DNA and is responsible for controlling the activities of the cell
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 single cell
Musticellular 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
Taxononmy The branch of science that formally names and classifies organisms by their structure,function and relationship
Domain The highest and largest rank of grouping three groups: Archaea bacteria,and Eukarya
Domain Bacteria Prokaryotic,single celled organism that lacks a nucleus in its cell
Domain Archaea Prokaryotic, single celled organism that lacs a nucleus 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:animal,fungi,plantae,protista,archaea,and eubacteria
Autotroph An organism that is able to make its own food;known as a producer in the chain of food
Heterotroph An organism that CANNOT make its own food;known as a consumer of food in the food chain
Asexual A method of reproduction that requires only one parent 100% DNA from one parent
Sexual A method of reproduction that requires male and female parent 50% from 1 parent,and 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,prokaryotic organisms that live in extreme enviroments
Kingdom Eubacteria Unicellular,asexual,auto and heterotroph,prokaryotic organisms that live in moderate enviroments
Kingdom Protista Uni-and multi cellular sexual or asexual auto-and heterotrophic eukaryotic organism that are mocroscopic
Kingdom Fungi Uni-and multicellular sexual and asexual,heterotrophic,eukaryotic organism;known as a decomposer in the food chain
Kingdom Plantae Multicellular,asexual and asexual,autotrophs,eukaryotic organism;known as a producer in the food chain
Kingdom Animalia Multicellular,sexual and asexual,heterotrophic,eukaryotic organisms;known as a consumer in the food chain
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