Glencoe Biology Ch 10: Sexual Reproduction And Genetics

tendril – A specialized stem or leaf used for support, it wraps itself around anything it comes into contact with.
lysosome – vesicles that contain substances that digest excess or worn out organelles and food particles.
Example of a prokaryote – Bacterium
Trials – number of times same experiment is done
Celsius – The metric unit for temperature
zooflagellate – A type of Protist that feeds by absorbing food across a membrane, and moves via whip-like flagella.
Isotonic – a solution with the same concentration (same amount of solutes/water) as a comparable solution
control group – in a controlled experiment, the group not receiving the factor being tested.
prokaryote – single-celled organism that does not have a nucleus and other specialized organelles
Peristalsis – Waves of rhythmic muscles
contractions that propel
material through the
gastrointestinal tract
Inflammation of the sclera and the cornea
stimulus – signal to which an organism responds
Endocrine system: – system of glands that secretes hormones.
Competitive Exclusion Principle – Two species competing for same limiting resource cannot coexist in one place; one species will have an advantage that will eventually lead to competitive exclusion
Inflаmmаtiоn оf the sclerа and the cоrnea
Where most cell activities occur. – cytoplasm
What are the advantages of biological control? – There is no need for chemical pesticides and repeated treatment.
ion – a charged atom or molecule
water had the ___ h2o – formula
plate tectonics – The theory that the continents are part of great plates of Earth's crust that float on the hot, underlying portion of the mantle. Movements in the mantle cause the continents to move slowly over time.

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