Ch 2 Miller And Levine Biology

Acid – pH below 7; forms H+ ions
lactic acid – product of anaerobic respiration in muscle cells
induced fit – The change in shape of the active site of an enzyme, caused by entry of the substrate, so that it binds more snugly to the substrate.
paleontologists – Scientists who study fossils.
Development – the process of natural changes that take place during the life of an organism
integumentary system – The organ system consisting of the skin and its derivatives, such as hair and nails in mammals; helps protect the body from drying out, mechanical injury, and infection.
Adhesion – an attraction between molecules of different substances
Excessive sugar in the blood
keystone species – Not necessarily abundant, but exert a strong control on community structure due to a pivotal ecological role.
Heterotrophs – Organisms that depend on other organisms for their food
Virus – A nonliving structure, composed of a nucleic acid and a protein coat, that invades living cells, takes them over, and tricks them into make more viruses, causing cell death
Distinguish between cohesion and adhesion of water molecules and describe the capillary
action process of water transport in plants? – …
Krebs cycle – produces molecules that carry energy to the second part of cellular respiration
Excessive sugаr in the blооd
obligate anaerobe – organism that cannot live in the presence of oxygen
tympanic membrane – Sometimes referred to as the eardrum, it is a membrane that transmits vibrations in the ear.
Pure scientists use the ______ method, and applied science use the ______ method. – research: technical.
coronary circulation – The circulation of blood to and from the heart muscle.

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