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Science vocab 123456

vocab for the science quiz

the division of organisms into groups, or classes, based on specific characteristics classification
The science of describing, naming, and classifying organisms Taxonomy
a person who works describing, naming, and classifying organisms Taxonomist
an aid that is used to identify organisms and that consists of the anwsers to a series of questions Dichotomous Key
2-part-name binomial nomenclature
a kingdom made up of bacteria that live in extreme environments Archaebacteria
a kingdom made up of nongreen, eukaryotic organisms that have no means of movement, reproduce by using spores, and get food by breaking down substances in their surroundings and absorbing the nutrients Fungi
A kingdom that contains all prokaryotes except archaebacteria Eubacteria
a kingdom of mostly one-celled eukaryotic organisms that are different from plants, animals, bacteria, and fungi Protista
a kingdom made up of complex multicellular organisms that lack cell walls, can usually move around, and quickly respond to their environment Animalia
a kingdom made up of complex, multicellular organismsthat are usually green, have cell walls made of cellulose, cannot move around, and use the sun's energy to make sugar by photosynthesis Plantae
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