Apologia Biology Vocabulary Module 1: Biology, The Study Of Life (2nd Edition)

autonomic nervous system – The part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands.
evolution – genetic changes in a populations that over generations lend to new types of organisms; maybe divergent or convergent.
mass – the quantity of matter an object has
cartilage – Stiff but flexible connective tissue. Found in humans and many animals, it forms the skeleton of sharks.
evaporation – process by which water changes from a liquid into an atmospheric gas
sticky end – A single-stranded end of a double-stranded DNA restriction fragment.
A test to find blood that is present in the stool but can only be detected by chemical testing or by microscope is
molting – The process of shedding an old exoskeleton or cuticle and secreting a new, larger one.
Polypeptide – When amino acids bind together, they form a long chain called…
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homing – the ability of animals to find their way home over unfamiliar territory
function of Krebs cycle – produces molecules that carry energy to the 2nd part of cellular respiration
Sample – A representative part of a larger quantity.
What is mitochondria? – Found in most cells, where the enzymes needed for anaerobic respiration are kept.
Watson and Crick – Developed the double helix model of DNA.

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