Ap Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary Review

Define glycogen. – a polysaccharide, glucose, stored in animals
Nucleic acid – An organic compound, such as DNA or RNA, that is built of small units called nucleotides
Appendix – A projection from
the cecum or blind end of
the large intestine which
may fight infections
plasma cell – An antibody-secreting B cell.
monomer – single molecules which make up larger macromolecules
dicots – two cotyledons floral parts in fours or fives, net like leaf veins, pollen grain has three pores or furrows. Stems vascular bundles arranged in a ring
Hypotonic solution – A solution with a lower concentration of solutes and a higher concentration of water than inside the cell.

Result: Water moves from the solution to inside the cell. The cell swells and bursts open (cytolysis)

passive transport – transportation of materials across a plasma membrane without using energy
An endoscopic procedure involving radiographic imaging of the biliary ducts and pancreatic ducts with contrast media and fluoroscopy, used to evaluate and diagnose obstructions, strictures, stone diseases, pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer is
Exocytosis is a process that uses vesicles to capture substances and bring them into a cell – false
amoebozoan – A member of a clade of protists that includes amoebas and slime molds and is characterized by lobe-shaped pseudopodia.
The parts of a virus – Protein coat (or viral envelope) & DNA or RNA (genome)
An endоscоpic prоcedure involving rаdiogrаphic imаging of the biliary ducts and pancreatic ducts with contrast media and fluoroscopy, used to evaluate and diagnose obstructions, strictures, stone diseases, pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer is
catabolic pathways – releases energy by breaking down complex molecules into simpler compounds
M Phase: – stage dealing with actual cell division and consists of prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telephase
Word Roots: photo- – = light (photosystem: cluster of pigment molecules)

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