Bio Vocab For Chapter 1ish

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Biology

the study of life

Troph

to eat

Hetero

other / different

Mono

single, one

A

without/lacking

Element

a pure chemical substance consisting of one type of atom

Atom

the smallest part of an element with all of the properties of the element

Molecule

two or more atoms combined

Endo

within / enter

Exo

exit / outside

Micro

small

phobia

fear

photo

light

hydro

water

Homeostasis

maintaining a stable internal environment

Photosynthesis Formula

6 CO2 + 6 H2O + sunlight -> C6H12O6 +6 O2
6 Carbon Dioxide + 6 Water + Sunlight -> Glucose + 6 Oxygen

Cellular Respiration Formula

C6H12O6 + 6O2 --> 6CO2 + 6H2O + ATP
Glucose + 6 Oxygen-> 6 Carbon dioxide + 6 Water +ATP

Title

A descriptive explanation of what the graph will be about

Data table

An organized arrangement of information in labeled rows and columns

X-axis

the horizontal platform of a graph

Y-axis

the vertical left-handed border of a graph

Scale

the amount of increase shown on the vertical (y-axis) of the graph

Legend

An illustration meant to indicate what groups are represented by a bar or figure

Independent Variable

what is being tested

Dependent Variable

how the independent variable was tested (this is usually a numerical value: time, speed, distance, weight, etc.)

Matter

anything that takes up space and has mass

Ingestion (Food-getting)

taking in of food by an organism

Digestion

the breaking down of food into simpler products that the body can use

Absorption

the passage of simple substances into the internal parts of a plant or animal

Circulation

the movement of digested food and other materials throughout the body of an organism

Assimilation

the changing of digested food into new living material

Growth and Self-Repair

The increase in size--the rebuilding of worn-out or injured body tissues

Respiration

the release of energy as a result of the chemical reactions involving food

Excretion

the process of ridding the body of wastes that result from the other life activities

Secretion

the process which an organism's body produces useful substances

Reproduction

the process by which an organism produces offspring like itself

Response

the reaction to a stimuli

Compounds

a substance composed of two or more elements united chemically in definite proportion by mass

Mixtures

when two or more substances are mixed together and the substances do not unite chemically

Organic Compounds

Compounds that contain carbon atoms

Inorganic Compounds

Compounds composed of the atoms of other elements

Combination

when two or more elements unite and form a compound

Oxidation

the union of an element or compound with oxygen

Decomposition

when a compound is broken down into its elements

Catalyst

Substances that speed up reactions by lowering the energy required

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