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Classification Syst.

Monera Kingdom including organisms lacking a membrane separating its genetic material from its cytoplasm
Animal Multi cellular organisms that are heterotrophic
Prokaryotic Simple, single celled organisms with no defined nucleus or organelles
Eukaryotic Cells with a membrane enclosed nucleus and organelles
Dichotomous Key A tool allowing one to determine the identity of organisms; the key consists of a series of questions concerning physical characteristics that lead the user to the correct name of an organism
Fungi Eukaryotic, multi-cellular organisms that do not make their own food, including yeasts, molds, and mushrooms
Plant Multi cellular autotrophic organisms; they are divided into phylum by whether or not they have true roots and stems
Binomial Nomenclature The two word system used to name organisms, with the first word being the genus and the second being the species
Bacteria Unicellular organisms lacking a nucleus that can be autotrophs or heterotrophs
Protist Unicellular or multi cellular organisms that have a nucleus and other organelles
Taxonomy The field of biology that deals with identifying, naming, and classifying species and organisms
Autotroph An organism that can make its own food source ex: plants that do photosynthesis
Heterotroph An organism that must ingest food ex: humans eating food
Created by: mrsflower



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