Exploring Creation With Biology Vocabulary Module 6

bacteriophage – A virus that infects bacteria; also called a phage.
epidermis – an outer layer of cells designed to provide protection
gradualism – A model of evolution in which gradual change over a long period of time leads to biological diversity.
Interphase – is the period when the cell is active in carrying on the function it was designed to perform within the organism. Cells spend much more time in interphase than in cell division.
Name and describe what happens during interphase

10.2 – G1 phase – cell growth: cells increase in size and synthesize new proteins and organelles
S phase – DNA replication: chromosomes are replicated and the synthesis of DNA takes place
G2 phase – preparation for mitosis: shortest of the 3 phases of interphase, many of the organelles and molecules required for cell division are produced

exotoxin – A poisonous protein secreted by certain bacteria.
mesenchyme – the jellylike substance that separates the epidermis from the inner cells in a sponge
consumer – An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms or their remains
natural selection – organisms that have certain favorable traits are better able to survive and reproduce successfully than organism that lacks these traits
The prefix that means beside, beyond, around, or abnormal is
Eukaryotic – Cells that are:
pinocytosis – a type of endocytosis where the cell "gulps" droplets of extracellular fluid into tiny vesicles for the substances dissolved in the droplets
The prefix thаt meаns beside, beyоnd, аrоund, оr abnormal is
hemotoxin – A slower-acting toxin that destroys red blood cells, damages blood vessels, and disrupts clotting. It can be more deadly to large animals than a neurotoxin.

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