Apologia Biology Vocabulary Module 11: The Invertebrates Of Kingdom Animalia (2nd Edition)

cecum – (plural, ceca) A blind outpocket at the beginning of the large intestine.
adaptation – an evolutionary process by which an organism becomes better suited to its environment
habituation – An organism's decreasing response to a stimulus with repeated exposure to it
tissue – a group of similar cells that carry out a specific function
allergy – A disorder of the immune system caused by an abnormal sensitivity to an antigen. Symptoms are triggered by histamines released from mast cells.
Polymer – a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
exocytosis – when a cell gets rid of materials
The combining form that means kneecap is
cell body – Contains most of a neuron's organelles and its nucleus.
(T/F) Plant cells have all of the organelles of an animal cell plus a cell wall and chloroplasts. – False, plant cells do not have centrioles
The cоmbining fоrm thаt meаns kneecаp is
ribosome – organelles in which proteins are synthesized.
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI): – combines elements of the MRI and PET scans. Can show details of brain structures with information about blood flow in the brain, tying brain structures to brain activity during cognitive tasks.
allele frequency – measures how often a particular form of a gene appears in a population

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