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classification the process of grouping things based on similarities
taxonomy the scientific study of how living things are classified
binomial nomenclature the naming system created by Carrolus Linnaeus
genus the first word in an organism's scientific name
species second word in an organism's scientific name; a group of organisms that can mate with each other and produce offspring
prokaryotes organisms whose cells lack a nucleus
eukaryotes organisms with cells that contain nuclei
nucleus a dense area in a cell that contains nucleic acids
cell the basic units of structure and function in living things
microscope instrument that makes small objects look larger
resolution another term for the sharpness of an image
Created by: carlocrew