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Vocabulary 2

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TermDefinition
Homeostasis he tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements, especially as maintained by physiological processes.
Respiration -Respiration is the biochemical process in which the cells of an organism obtain energy by combining oxygen and glucose, resulting in the release of carbon dioxide, water, and ATP (the currency of energy in cells).
Excretion Excretion is a process by which metabolic waste is eliminated from an organism.
Synthesis The production of an organic compound in a living thing, especially as aided by enzymes.
Egestion The act or process of voiding or discharging undigested food as feces.
Metabolism the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
Organism can be broad, using phrases such as "any living structure, such as a plant, animal, fungus or bacterium, capable of growth and reproduction"
Heterotrophic A heterotroph is an organism that cannot manufacture its own food by carbon fixation and therefore derives its intake of nutrition from other sources of organic carbon, mainly plant or animal matter.
Eukaryote(s) is an organism whose cells contain a nucleus within a membrane. ... Eukaryotes vary from single-celled organisms to complex multicellular animals and plants.
Unicellular consisting of a single cell.
Taxonomy Taxonomy is the science of naming, defining and classifying groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.
Chordate(s) Any of numerous animals of the phylum Chordate, having at some stage of development a dorsal nerve cord, a not chord, and gill slits.
Created by: FAST MATH