Chapter 2 Quiz

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cells

the basic unit of structure and function in living things

unicellular

organisms made of one cell

multicellular

organisms made up of many cells

stimulus

a change in an organism's environment that causes a reaction

spontaneous generation

a mistaken idea that living things arise from nonliving sources

development

the process of changing into a more complex organism

autotrophs

organisms that make their own food

heterotrophs

organisms that cannot make their own food

taxonomy

the scientific study of how living things are classified

species

a group of organisms that can mate with each other and produce offspring that can mate and reproduce

genus

the first word of an organism's scientific name

eukaryote

organisms whose cells contain nuclei

prokaryote

organisms whose cells do not have a nucleus

nucleus

the dense (dark) part of some cells that contain nucleic acids

cell wall

(in plant cells) the rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the plant cell

chloroplasts

(in plant cells) take sunlight energy and make food for the plant cell

cytoplasm

the region between the cell membrane and the nucleus

mitochondria

organelles that convert energy in food into energy for the cell

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