National 5 Biology Unit 3

translocation – 1) When pieces of nonhomologous chromosomes are broken off and rearranged. 2) The movement of carbohydrates produced in leaves, to meristematic tissue to be used for growth.
acid – compound that forms hydrogen ions (H+) in solution
wavelength – the distance between the crests of electromagnetic waves
noncompetitive inhibitors – impede enzymatic reactions by binding to another part of the enzyme
Embryonic development – The changes that occur in offspring after the formation of a zygote and before birth or hatching.
Stroma – Location of the Calvin Cycle
Conclusion – The logical interpretation of the results of a test or experiment – In science, it expresses either support or rejection of the hypothesis.
Scientific experiment – test that simplifies observation in nature or in the laboratory by manipulating and controlling the conditions under which the observations are made
Submucosa – A layer of connective
tissue beneath the mucosa
layer in the GI that
contains blood vessels,
lymph vessels, and nerves
deoxyribonucleic acid – a double-stranded, helical nucleic acid molecule consisting of nucleotide monomers with a deoxyribose sugar and the nitrogenous bases adenine (A), cytosine (C), guanine (G), and thymine (T); capable of replicating and determining the inherited structure of a cell's proteins
Physician who studies and treats skin (diseases)
solute – a substance dissolved in another substance, usually the component of a solution present in the lesser amount
extracellular digestion – the breakdown of substances that occurs in spaces outside the cells such as within the stomach or intestine
nucleus – the center of an atom which contains the protons and neutrons
Rough ER has – ribosomes lining it (involved in protein synthesis)
Cenozoic era – the most recent and present era. It includes the radiation of flowering plants, the angiosperms.
tissue – a group of similar cells that perform a common function
zooplankton – microscopic animals that swim or drift near the surface of aquatic environments
Physiciаn whо studies аnd treаts skin (diseases)
ray- finned fishes – bony fishes, including trout, bass, perch, and tuna. their fins are supported by thin, flexible skeletal rays
metabolism – A set of chemical reactions through which an organism builds up or breaks down materials as it carries out its life processes

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