life processes

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19 terms · life processes on test for bio

growth

all living things grow an increase in cell size or number, babies grow into adults,seedlings, plants grow towands the sun

respiration

plants and animals use oxygento turn food into energy. break down nutrients into small units and release chemical energy in their bonds.

regulation

all living things are sensitive, respond to changes-notice them and react to them(outise environment) Help control internal stimuli.ex.people react to temperature and plantsgrow towards the sun.

movement

animals move from one place to another. plants grow towards the sun and roots grow down into the soil.

reproduction

All living things reproduce.Animals have babies. New plants grow from seeds.

nutrition

Food is used to provide energy. Green plants make own food using sunlight. Organisms must obtain nutrients from environment Animals eat plants or other animals

excretion

waste substances must be removed. Plants and animals nee to get rid of wastes, gas, and water. cells excrete.

metabolism

all the chemical reactions occurring within the cells of an organism. constant release of energy. break down and build up of all reactions. know metabolic process and activities

homeostasis

matinence of constant internal conditions in a caotic world. keeping internal conditions constant such as temperature.

biosphere

portion of earth where life exists

biotic

living things

abiotic

non-living things

life processes

there are 7 that are needed to be alive.

cellulose

makes the cell wall in plants. our body can't digest it.

synthesis

making something. maintains homeostasis things are needed to be built up and broken down

viruses

exception to 7 life processes reproduce only when in your body and takes of dna and reproduces can be dangerous. when on a table it is harmless.

prokaryotic cells

unicellular organisms lacking nucleus smaller than eukaryotic cells living

eukaryotic cells

organisms whose cell contains nucleus, bigger than prokaryotic cells and more complex. living and animals are eukaryotic.

cell theory

All living things are composed of cells, cells are the basic unit of function and structure in a living thing, new cells are only produced from existing cells.

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