Gcse Biology B2 Ocr

organic molecules – same thing as biomolecule, molecules that have carbon
phylogenetic tree – A branching diagram that represents a hypothesis about the evolutionary history of a group of organisms.
energy pyramid – model that shows the biomass productivity at each trophic level of an ecosystem
pigments – Molecules that absorb, reflect, or transmit light.
Multiple fruit – is a compound fruit that forms from several ovaries of separate flowers that fuse together during ripening (strawberry, or pineapple).
multicellular – made up of more than one cell
Endoplasmic Reticulum – Structure in a cell that is involved in making proteins and transporting materials.
predation – the act of preying by a predator who kills and eats the prey
parasite – Organism that derives its nutrition from a living host, which is harmed by the interaction.
reflection – the image caused by light rays bouncing of an object.
Inflammation of the thyroid gland
cells – life's fundamental unit of structure and function
enclosed by a membrane, use DNA as their genetic information
Light (Dependent) reaction – first part of photosynthesis; traps energy from solar power (photons) into the form of ATP and NADPH, which will be used to build glucose molecules
alleles – different forms a gene may have for a trait
Inflаmmаtiоn оf the thyrоid glаnd
omnivore – Organisms that can consume plants or animals as their primary source of food.
Cytoplasm – the cytosol and organelles, excluding the nucleus, within a cell
gene – Sections of chromosomes made of DNA that code for traits. The basic unit of heredity.
Amino acid – compound with an amino group on one end and a carboxyl group on the other end

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