Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 9 Cellular Respiration (2004)

Mitochondria – organelles that carry out cellular respiration, converts chemical energy of foods into chemical energy for the cell (ATP) "POWER HOUSE"
Hermaphroditic – Possessing both the male and the female reproductive organs
products – a substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction
Explain how water's high heat capacity is important to living things as a temperature buffer – …
cell theory – theory that states that all organisms are made of cells, all cells are produced by other living cells, and the cell is the most basic unit of life.
Ecosystem – A community of organisms and their nonliving environment
Sample Size – number of subjects in experiment; bigger better
Plasmids – Are sometimes found in bacteria, in the nucleoid region. They are small, circular DNA molecules, but are NOT connected to the main chromosome. They replicate independently, and help the cell to adapt to weird circumstances.
The movement in which a limb is placed in a straight position is
transport vesicles – Vesicles in transit from one part of the cell to another.
Herbivore – consumers that eat only producers
The mоvement in which а limb is plаced in а straight pоsitiоn is
sexual reproduction – an organism is produced when sex cells from two parents combine
cell plate – a double membrane across the midline of a dividing plant cell, between which the new cell wall forms during cytokinesis
ribosomes – site of protein synthesis
gametes – specialized cells involved in sexual reproduction
Grassland – Biome considered the breadbasket of the world; also known as prairie, steppe, savanna, and pampas

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