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Vocabulary Word List

Unit are standards for measurement of physical
Organism any individual living thing
Biotic/Abiotic any thing that living/ any thing that's non-living
Unicellular single celled organism
Multicellular a complex organism, made up of many cells
Prokaryotic (cell) cell that does not have a nucleus
Eukaryotic (cell) a cell that has a nucleus
Binomial Nomenclature naming system in which each species is given a two-part scientific name
Kingdom classification adopted by many biologists
Prefix(es) used by biologists in constructing scientific names and terminology.
Homeostasis regulation and maintenance of constants
Excretion Excretion is the process by which metabolic wastes and other non-useful materials are eliminated from an organism.
Sysnthesis production of a substance by the union of chemical elements, groups, or simpler compounds
Respiration he act of respiring; inhalation and exhalation of air ,breathing
Transport he movement of ions or molecules across a cell membrane in the direction opposite that of diffusion
Autotrophic (nutrition) In most instances the light source is solar energy, the process being photosynthesis.
Heterotrophic (nutrition) An organism that cannot manufacture its own food and instead obtains its food and energy by taking in organic substances, usually plant or animal matter.
Egestion is the discharge or expulsion of undigested material (food) from a cell in case of unicellular organisms
Reproduction produce one or more other individuals of by some process of generation or propagation, sexual or asexual.
Metabolism some substances are broken down
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