Hrw Modern Biology Chapter 1 Vocab

Punnett square – a diagram used to visualize genetic crosses
choancyte – A flagellated feeding cell found in sponges. Also called a collar cell, it has a collar-like ring that traps food particles around the base of its flagellum.
solvent – the substance in which the solute dissolves.
Prokaryote – A bacteria cell that has no organelles like a nucleus or a mitochondria
meiosis 1 – starts with 46 chromosomes
Cancer – A disease in which some body cells grow and divide uncontrollably producing a tumour.
suspension – mixture of water and nondissolved material
System – A group of interacting, interrelated, or interdependent elements or parts that function together as a whole to accomplish a goal.
capillary action – the ability of a liquid to flow in narrow spaces in opposition to external forces like gravity
Most of the ATP of aerobic cellular respiration is directly produced by
Calculate molarities and percentages of aqueous solutions – …
Central Nervous System (CNS) – Includes the brain and spinal cord.
chlorophyll – primary pigment involved in photosynthesis, absorbs mostly blue and red light, reflects green and yellow light
carbohydrates – Organic compounds that contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
cytoplasm – The jelly-like fluid that fills the inside of a cell.
Mоst оf the ATP оf аerobic cellulаr respirаtion is directly produced by
placenta – An organ that connects the embryo to the uterine wall of the mother, and provides nutrients to the embryo.
Pneumonia – Inflamation of the lungs, caused by: bacteria(streptococcus pheumoniae) , viruses, or fungy.
Algae and Protozoa belong to the kingdom – Protista

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