Clep Biology

polyp – One of two types of cnidarian body forms; a columnar, hydra-like body.
The sister chromatids (two identical strands) are joined at a central point called the _________________. – Centromere
Herbivore – any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants
Anoxyphoto bacteria – Class in Gracilicutes that uses Photosynthesis but doesn't give off oxygen.
alveoli – thin-walled microscopic air sacs that exchange gases
DNA – ..molecule that stores genetic material in all organisms.
disaccharides – carbohydrates that are made up of two monosaccharides
Global awareness – Being conscious of the fact that actions taken locally (in one particular part of the world) may have an impact on the entire earth (biosphere).
Chromosome – contains many genes and is a structure comprised of linear DNA and associated proteins.
Re-emerging infectious diseases prevent a major problem worldwide.  What actions can be taken to prevent the spread of re-emerging infectious diseases such as whooping cough (Bordetella pertussis)?
Hereditary – A trait that can be passed from parent to offspring through DNA.
mimicry – When a harmless organism looks similar to a more dangerous organism that predators are wary of.
Phototropism – a change in the direction of growth in response to light
The release of biosynthesized substances. – Secretion
tumor – A mass of abnormal cells that develops when cancerous cells divide and grow uncontrollably.
water-vascular system – A complex series of canals and tubes used for movement and feeding, by echinoderms such as starfish.
Re-emerging infectiоus diseаses prevent а mаjоr prоblem worldwide.  What actions can be taken to prevent the spread of re-emerging infectious diseases such as whooping cough (Bordetella pertussis)?
Purine – a two-ring nitrogenous base
gene – a segment of DNA capable of producing a specific amino acid chain (polypeptide) resulting in a particular characteristic
what is a population – group of individuals of the same species that live in the same area

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