Dive Biology Terms Lesson 37

homozygous – having two identical alleles for a trait
scientific method – The systematic collection and classification of data, and usually the formulation and testing of a hypothesis based on that data.
important function of carbohydrates, Carbohydrates – primary fuel source of cells
Fallopian tube – A muscular tube that carries the ovum from the ovary to the uterus.
electron microscope – Microscope that forms an image by focusing beams of electrons onto a specimen.
transmission electron microscope or TEM
200,000 of a thinly sliced specimen
water cycle – The cycle of processes by which water circulates between the earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land.
Qualitative – – data that is based purely on observation.
evolution – A change over time among a group of organisms
Organ system – A group of organs working together to perform a particular function. Example – The digestive system includes a number of organs (mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, large intestine) all dedicated to breaking down food, absorbing the nutrients, and getting rid of the indigestible waste.
Endoplasmic Reticulum that has no ribosomes. – Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum
The muscular portion of the uterus is known as the _____________________.
The hormone aldosterone – is secreted by the adrenal cortex to promote sodium reabsorption in the kidney.
organ system – A group of organs that work together to achieve a common task.
Afferent (Sensory) neurons: – neurons that take information from the rest of the body to the brain.
B2:Lymphocyte – White blood cell produces ANTIBODIES or ANTITOXINS.-recognise and destroy invading micro-organisms
The musculаr pоrtiоn оf the uterus is known аs the _____________________.
Prokaryotic cell – Microscopic, unicellular organism without a nucleus or other membrane-bound organelles.

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