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Chapter 1

Evolution, the Themes of Biology, & Scientific Inquiry BSC1010

What is the characteristic of living things that is the ability to maintain the internal conditions when external conditions change? homeostasis
Complex cell types which contain organelles. Eukaryotic
The characteristic of living things that involves long term responses and changes in the DNA of an organism over time. Adaptation
Bacteria contained in this domain are the "everyday" variety. Domain Bacteria
Types of reactions in which molecules are built (biosynthetic). Anabolic Reactions (Anabolism)
The domain containing all organisms with eukaryotic cell types. Domain Eukarya
The domain which contains "ancient" bacteria which are capable of living in very harsh environments and also utilize unusual energy sources. Domain Archaea
Simple cell types, no organelles Prokaryotic
Types of reactions in which molecules are broken down. Catabolic Reactions (Catabolism)