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It's alive!! or is it? test mrs. hackers test, justun leiniger

cell the smallest unit that can preform all life processes.
stimulus anything that causes a reaction or change in an organism or any part of an organism.
homeostasis the maintmence of a constant internal state in a changing enviorment.
sexual reproduction reproduction in which the sex cells from two parents unite, prooducing offspring that share traits from both parents.
asexual reproduction reproduction that does not involve the union of sex cells and in which one parent produces offspring identical to itself.
heredity the passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring.
metabolism the sum of all chemical process that occur in an organism.
producer an organism that can make its own food by using energy from its surroundings.
consumer an organism that eats other organisms or organic matter.
decomposer an organism that gets energy by breaking down the remains of dead organisms or animal wastes and consuming or absorbing the nutrients.
protein a molecule that is made up of amino acids and that is needed to build and repair body structures and to regulate processes in the body.
carbohydrates a class of energy-giving nutrients that includes sugars, starches, and fiber; contains ccarbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
lipid a type of biochemical that that does not dissolve in water; fats and steroids are lipids.
phosolipid a lipid that contains phoshorus and that is a structural component in cell membranes.
ATP a molecule that acts as the main energy source for cell processes.
nucleic acids a molecule made up of subunits called nucleoites.
plants store extra sugar as what? starch
what is fat? lipid
why do offspring resemble their parents? heredity
why do organisms must have food? food is a source of energy.
what compound cant mix with water? lipids
what do cells use carbohydrates for? A source of energy and for energy storage.
what are simple carbohydrates? they are made up of one sugar molecule or a few sugar molecules linked together.
what are molecules that form much of the cell membrane? phospholipids
what does ATP stand for? Adenosine Triphosphate
what are complex carbohydrates? are made of hundreds of sugar molecules.
starch is a what? carbohydrate
what is the difference between oils and fats? oils are liquid at room temperature and fat is solid at room temperature.
what are the two types of carbohydrates? simple and complex.
where do organisms store energy? lipids