process by which plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugars
group of similar cells that perform a particular function
an organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs
storage structures for food, water, minerals, waste
the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
process in sexual reproduction in which male and female reproductive cells join to form a new cell
fertilized egg cell
A low-growing plant that lacks true vascular tissue.
A plant that has true vascular tissue.
The primary pigment involved in photosynthesis
the stage in the life cycle of a plant in which the plant produces spores
the stage in the life cycle of a plant in which the plant produces gametes, or sex cells
an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
the image in a mirror that is a result of bending light when it is thrown back
the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion
compound other than chlorophyll that absorbs light at different wavelengths than chlorophyll
Threadlike structures that anchor nonvascular plants to the ground.
wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation
partially decayed plant matter found in bogs