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Science Vocabulary

Chapter 2 Science Vocabulary

Photosynthesis the process by which a cell captures energy in sunlight and uses it to make food
Autotroph an organism that makes its own food
Heterotroph an organism that cannot make its own food, including animals such as the zebra and lion
Chlorophyll the main pigment for photosynthesis in chloroplasts
Cellular Respiration is the process by which cells obtain energy from glucose
Fermentation is an energy-releasing process that does not require energy
Cell Cycle the regular sequence of growth and division that cells undergo
Interphase the first stage of the cell cycle
Replication the cell makes an exact copy of the DNA in its nucleus in a process called...
Chromosome within the nucleus, DNA and proteins form threadlike structures called...
Mitosis the second stage of the cell cycle
Cytokinesis the final stage of the cell cycle that completes the process of cell division
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