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

What causes extinction? – Organisms share their habitats with other species, which leads to competition for food and resources. This, disease and predators can wipe out an entire species.
microscope – A device that produces magnified images of structures that are too small to see with the unaided eye.
(T/F) Plant cells have all of the organelles of an animal cell plus a cell wall and chloroplasts. – False, plant cells do not have centrioles
Pathogen – Disease-causing agent
death rate – the number of deaths in a population in a certain amount of time (affects GROWTH RATE)
Initial state – The condition a system is in at the beginning of a period of time, usually at the beginning of some event or experimental test.
When assessing a patient with scleroderma, which changes in the skin will be observed?
Prokaryote – A bacteria cell that has no organelles like a nucleus or a mitochondria
Phagocytosis – A type of endocytosis in which a cell engulfs large particles or whole cells
Nucleus – Control center, protein synthesis begins hee, initiates mitosis, contains nucleolus, which synthesizes ribosomes
chlorophyll a – The main photosynthetic pigment in plants. It absorbs more red light than blue.
Robert Hooke – used light microscope to look at cork tree bark,described the "little boxes" called them cells.
When аssessing а pаtient with sclerоderma, which changes in the skin will be оbserved?
Aortic semilunar valve – prevents blood flowing back into the heart from the arteries
Urethra – remove urine from body
Diffusion – The process by which molecules move from an area of greater concentration to an area of lesser concentration

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