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Characteristics

Traits, Learned, Inherited + Review Words

QuestionAnswer
Advantage A condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior(better) position.
Aquatic Relating to Water
Organism Alive(Biotic)
Adaptations A change or the process of change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment.
Needs Require (something) because it is essential or very important.
Function A biological function is the reason some object or process occurred in a system that evolved through natural selection.
Inherited Trait A characteristic an offspring receives from the parent.
Offspring A person's child or children. An animal's young. Also works with plants( from the seends of the parent plant).
Learned Behavior/Trait A learned behavior is one that an organism develops as a result of experience
Nocturnal Done, occurring, or active at night.
Constellations A group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological figure. Modern astronomers divide the sky into eighty-eight constellations with defined boundaries.
Environment The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
Larva The active immature form of an insect, especially one that differs greatly from the adult and forms the stage between egg and pupa, e.g., a caterpillar or grub. An immature form of other animals that undergo some metamorphosis, e.g., a tadpole.
Nymph An immature form of an insect that does not change greatly as it grows, e.g., a dragonfly, mayfly, or locust.
Complete Metamorphosis Insect development in which egg, larval, pupal, and adult stages occur, each differing greatly in morphology.
Incomplete Metamorphosis Insect development, as in the grasshopper and cricket, in which the change is gradual and characterized by the absence of a pupal stage.
Life cycle The series of changes in the life of an organism, including reproduction
Dispenser Aan automatic machine or container that is designed to release a specific amount of something.
Scatter throw in various random directions. cover (a surface) with objects thrown or spread randomly over it.
Detect Discover or identify the presence or existence of something.
Extreme 1. not usual; exceptional. 2. very severe or serious.
Climate The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period.
Burrow (of an animal) Make a hole or tunnel, especially to use as a dwelling.
Created by: Mr.Lazcano