Biology Cell Basics

Solution – mixture of two or more substances in which the molecules of the substances are evenly distributed
limiting factor – Chemical or physical factor that limits the existence, growth, abundance, or distribution of an individual organism or a population.
autoimmune disease – An immunological disorder in which the immune system attacks the body's own molecules.
Electron transport chain – a series of molecules within the thylakoid that moves energized electrons from photosystem II to photosystem I
enzyme – protein or RNA molecule that speeds up metabolic reactions without being permanently changed or destroyed
data – Evidence; information gathered from observations.
reticular fibers – Fibers made of collagen fibers that are very thin and branched. Forma tightly woven fabric that joins connective tissue to adjacent tissues.
Which white blood cell phagocytizes bacteria and is the most abundant of all the leukocytes?
dark reactions – last reactions that occur in photosynthesis, known as the Calvin cycle
Algae – A broad group of autotrophic organisms, they are photosynthetic, but are simpler than most land based plants.
What step of the scientific method comes after controlled testing? – developing a theory
What is the name of a molecule made up of many similar repeating units? – A polymer.
Histone – a small protein that associates with DNA to form a nucleosome
organ – a structure made of different types of tissues that performs a specific function in the body
Which white blооd cell phаgоcytizes bаcteriа and is the most abundant of all the leukocytes?
Phases of Mitosis – PMAT (prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase
hydrolysis – A chemical reaction in which water helps break down other molecules.
Tissues – Sponges differ from all other animals because they lack these
exothermic – chemical reaction that yields a net release of energy in the form of heat.
development – The change in shape or organisms over time.

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