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Science 1

Biology words

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Metabolism The sum total of all processes in an organism which convert energy and matter from outside sources and use that energy to sustain the organism's life function.
Anabolism The sum total f all processes in an organism which use energy ad simple chemical building blocks to produce large chemicals and structures necessary for life.
Catabolism The sum of all processes in an organism which break down chemicals to produce energy ans simple chemical building blocks.
Photosythesis The process by which green plants and some other organisms use the energy of sunlight and simple chemicals to produce their own food.
Herbivores Organisms that eat only plants.
Carnivores Organisms that eat only organisms other then plants.
Omnivores Organisms that ea both plants and other organisms
Producers Organisms that produce their own food.
Consumers Organisms that eat living producers and/or other consumers for food.
Decomposers Organisms that break down the dead remains of other organisms.
Autotrophs Organisms that are able to make their own food.
Hetertrophs Organisms that depend on other organisms for their food.
Receptors Special structures that allow living organisms to sense that conditions of their internal or external environment.
Asexual Reproduction Reproduction accomplished by a single organism.
Sexual Reproduction Reproduction that requires two organisms.
Inheritance The process by which physical and biological characteristics are transmitted from the parent (or parents) to the offspring.
Mutation An abrupt and marked change in the DNA of an organism compared to that of it's parents.
Hypothesis An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or answer a question.
Theory A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount of data.
Scientific Law A theory has been tested by ans consistent with generations of data.
Microorganisms Living creatures that are too small to see with a naked eye.
Abiogenesis The idea that long ago, very simple life forms spontaneously appeared through chemical reactions.
Prokaryotic Cell A cell that has no distinct membrane-bounded organelles.
Eukaryotic Cell A cell with distinct membrane-bounded organelles.
Species A unit of on or more populations of individuals that can reproduce under normal conditions, produce fertile offspring, and care reproductively isolated from other such units.
Taxonomy The science of classifying organisms.
Binomial Nomendature Nmaing an rganism with it's genus and species name.