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unit 2 vocabulary

vocabulary 2 living environment

Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms,
organism an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form.
biotic (factor) are the living components of an ecosystem and are sorted into three groups
abiotic factor Abiotic variables found in terrestrial ecosystems can include things like rain,
Prokaryotic/Prokaryote is a unicellular organism that lacks a membrane-bound nucleus, mitochondria,
Eukaryotic/Eukaryote belong to the domain Eukaryota or Eukarya. ... Eukaryotic cells also contain other membrane-bound
Unicellular consisting of a single cell.
Multicellular (of an organism or part) having or consisting of many cells.
Autotrophic/Autotroph Plants are the prime example of autotrophs, using photosynthesis.
Heterotrophic/Heterotroph A heterotroph is an organism that cannot produce its own food, relying instead on the intake of nutrition from other sources of organic carbon, mainly plant or animal matter.
Respiration the action of breathing.
Aerobic relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen.
anaerbic relating to, involving, or requiring an absence of free oxygen
Regulation a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority.
reproduction the action or process of making a copy of something.
sexual relating to the instincts, physiological processes, and activities connected with physical attraction
asexual without sexual feelings or associations.
nutrition Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients
Excretion living organisms and cells) the process of eliminating or expelling waste matter.
Transport take or carry (people or goods) from one place to another by means of a vehicle, aircraft, or ship
Synthesis combination or composition, in particula
Growth the process of increasing in physical size.
metabolism the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
Homeostasis the tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements,
Created by: glendy