Apologia Biology Vocabulary Module 3: Kingdom Protista (2nd Edition)

mammals – vertebrates that live on land, fur or hair covers body, live birth, warm blooded
amino acid – Building blocks of proteins – one codon codes for this
fungi traits – includes mushroom, yeasts, mold, mildew. mostly multicellular, cell walls made of chitin, are heterotrophs
Squamata – Order of reptiles that includes the lizards and snakes
Polarity – Molecules having uneven distribution of charges
Endospore – The DNA and other essential parts of a bacterium coated with several hard layers.
light-independent reactions – These are chemical reactions that convert carbon-dioxide to glucose (organic moles)
A vitamin D deficiency in adults may cause the softening of bone or
Inherited – Referring to traits that are acquired by offspring from parents through DNA.
carbohydrate – A sugar (monosaccharide) or one o its dimers (disaccharide) or polymers (polysaccharides).
Carbohydrate – Composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Main source of energy in your diet. Made of different sugars, glucose is the most common
Diagram and explain the bicarbonate-carbonic acid formula that relates carbon dioxide levels to pH of the blood. – CO2 + H2O <=> H2CO3 <=> H+ + HCO3-
Mitochondria – powerhouse of the cell
A vitаmin D deficiency in аdults mаy cause the sоftening оf bоne or
Pollinator – an insect that carries pollen from one flower to another
Gene expression – The process by which information encoded in DNA directs the synthesis of proteins or, in some cases, RNAs that are not translated into proteins and instead function as RNAs.
Plankton – Tiny organisms that float in the water

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