Dive Biology Terms Lesson 30

nondisjunction – Error in meiosis in which homologous chromosomes fail to separate.
prokaryote – cells that do NOT contain nuclei
probability – likelihood that a particular event will occur.
Ecotone – the sharp boundary of an ecosystem.
homologous structure – A physical characteristic in different organisms that is similar because it was inherited from a common ancestor.
Organization – Living things are arranged in an orderly way
Staring with the right atrium, trace the path of blood flow throughout the body. – RA_>
chemoreceptor – The floor of the middle canal of the inner ear.
The organs of the respiratory system include all of the following except the _________________.
What is genetic testing? – The tests taken on a person to check for faulty alleles. When done on an adult, it can help them with family planning (i.e would they pass it on to their child?). On a child, it can give them an idea of what preventative measures need to be taken. A foetus can also be tested, which can help parents consider termination.
secondary consumers – Carnivores that eat primary consumers, such as wolf, snake,
translation – (genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm
Vacuole – used for storage, in plant cell plays a part in turgor pressure
The оrgаns оf the respirаtоry system include аll of the following except the _________________.
monomer – Th subunit that serves as a building block of a polymer.
photosystem II – It is a back up system involved in cyclic photophosphorylation when there is not enough NADH.
probability – the likelihood that a particular event will occur

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