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Homeostasis ability to maintain a constant internal environment in response to environmental changes
Respiration 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.
Excretion process by which metabolic waste is eliminated from an organism.
Synthesis The production of an organic compound in a living thing.
Egestion The act or process of voiding or discharging undigested food as faeces.
Metabolism the sum of the chemical reactions within each cell that provide energy for vital processes.
Organism A living thing that has organized structures.
Heterotrophic Organism that cannot make its own food.
Eukaryote(s) Cells that have a true nucleus.
Unicellular Organism that consist of one cell.
Taxonomy The science of naming, defining, and classifying groups of organisms.
Chordate(s) A phylum of the animal kingdom comprising of all animals that have, or have had, a notochord.
Multicellular Complex organism made up of many cells and structures.
Prokaryote(s) Unicellular organisms that don’t have a true nucleus.
Genus Classification system that separates species more definedly.
Binomial nomenclature A system used to specify an organism.
Autotrophic Organisms that make their own food.
Asexual Organism that makes off-spring with the exact dna as the parent.
Regulation A process that allows the organism to adapt to a certain change.
Kingdom Ranking that is composed of smaller groups known as phyla.
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