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plant processes

sol 7.5

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Photosynthesis the complex process by which carbon dioxide,water,and certain inorganic salts are converted into carbohydrates by green plants,algae,and certain bacteria,using energy from the sun and chlorophyll.
Respiration the act of respiring; inhalation and exhalation of air; breathing.
Stomata/stoma Also stomate. Botany . any of various small apertures, especially one of the minute orifices or slits in the epidermis of leaves, stems, etc., through which gases are exchanged.
Guard cells either of two specialized epidermal cells that flank the pore of a stoma and usually cause it to open and close.
Chlorophyll the complex process by which carbon dioxide, water, and certain inorganic salts are converted into carbohydrates by green plants, algae, and certain bacteria, using energy from the sun and chlorophyll.
chloroplast a plastid containing chlorophyll.were photosynthesis occur
Light dependent reaction botany the stage of photosynthesis during which light energy is absorbed by chlorophyll and transformed into chemical energy stored in ATP
light independent react. The light-independent reactions, or dark reactions, of photosynthesis are chemical reactions that convert carbon dioxide and other compounds into glucose.
Energy pyramid An energy pyramid is a graphical model of energy flow in a community.
Producer a person who produces.
Mitochondrion an organelle in the cytoplasm of cells that functions in energy production.
Autotrophs 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, as most plants and certain bacteria and protists.
Consumers a person or thing that consumes.
Herbivore an animal that feeds on plants.
Omnivores an animal or person that eats food of both plant and animal origin.
Heterotrophs an organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances.
Carnivores an animal that eats flesh.
Decomposers a person or thing that decomposes.
Spongy layer a layer of loosely packed and irregularly shaped chlorophyll-bearing cells that fills the part of a leaf between the palisade layer and the lower epidermis -- called also spongy parenchyma, spongy tissue.
Palisade layer A layer of cells just below the upper surface of most leaves, consisting of cylindrical cells that contain many chloroplasts and stand at right angles to the leaf surface.
Raw materials material before being processed or manufactured into a final form.
Oxygen a colorless, odorless, gaseous element constituting about one-fifth of the volume of the atmosphere and present in a combined state in nature.
Carbon dioxide a colorless, odorless gas produced by burning carbon and organic compounds and by respiration. It is naturally present in air (about 0.03 percent) and is absorbed by plants in photosynthesis.
Glucose Glucose comes from the Greek word for "sweet." It's a type of sugar you get from foods you eat, and your body uses it for energy.
Products a thing produced by labor
Created by: britteny.garcia