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sicence classafacati

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classifacation the action or process of classifying something according to shared qualities or characteristics.
organism a form of life composed of mutually interdependent parts that maintain various vital processes.
diversity the state of being diverse; variety
charecteristics a distinguishing feature or quality
dichotomous key a tool that allows the user to determine the identity of items in the natural world
taxonomy a classification into ordered categories
domain a field of action, thought, influence, etc
six kingdom system Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Protista, Archaea/Archaeabacteria, and Bacteria/Eubacteria)
microorganism any organism too small to be viewed by the unaided eye
single celled an organism with only one cell
multi celled an organism with 2 or more cells
prokaryotic any cellular organism that has no nuclear membrane, no organelles in the cytoplasm except ribosomes
eukaryotic any organism having as its fundamental structural unit a cell type that contains specialized organelles in the cytoplasm, a membrane-bound nucleus
autotroph any organism capable of self-nourishment by using inorganic materials as a source of nutrients and using photosynthesis or chemosynthesis as a source of energy,
hetertroph an organism requiring organic compounds for its principal source of food.
decomposer a person or thing that decomposes
carnivore an animal that eats flesh.
herbivore plant eater
omnivore pant and meat eater
detritovore any organism that feeds on detritus
insectivore a mammal of the order Insectivora.
phyolengy the branch of biology that deals with phylogenesis
cladogram a branching diagram depicting the successive points of species divergence from common ancestral lines without regard to the degree of deviation.
Created by: caseman