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bio processes/system

Biological Processes and Systems Vocabulary

Biomolecules molecules made by living systems
Carbohydrates a biomolecule made entirely out of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen with a 2:1 ratio of hydrogen to oxygen
lipids diverse hydrophobic biomolecules containing carbon, hydrogen and oxygen
mutation change in the nucleotide sequence of DNA
6 main biomes Marine, freshwater, desert, forest, grassland, and tundra
4 tissue types Nervous, muscular, epithelial, and connective
population group of individuals of the same species that live in the same general area
community assemblage of different populations that live together in a defined area
Ecosystem all the organisms that live in a place together, with their nonliving environment
Biosphere part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and air or atmosphere
atom the basic unit of matter
molecule the smallest unit of some compounds that displays all of the properties of that compound
organelle specialized structure that performs important cellular functions within a cell
tissue group of similar cells that perform a particular function
cell basic unit of all forms of life
organ group of tissues that work together to perform closely related functions
organ system group of organs that work together to perform a specific function
organism an individual animal, plant, or single celled life form
What is the order of the Levels of Organization? Atom, molecule, organelle, cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism, population, community, ecosystem, biosphere
Created by: DoerreCLB