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  1. animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
  2. a diagram that is based on patterns of shared, derived traits and that shows the evolutionary relationships between groups of organisms

  3. kingdom composed of heterotrophs; absorptive heterotrophs which obtain nutrients by decomposing dead and decaying organic material

  4. taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals; made up of eukaryotic, multicellular heterotrophic organisms
  5. any of various single-celled prokaryotes genetically distinct from bacteria, often thriving in extreme environmental conditions

  6. a family tree that shows the evolutionary relationships thought to exist among groups of organisms

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  1. derived charactercharacteristic that appears in recent parts of a lineage, but not in its older members

          

  2. Kingdom Protista
    kingdom composed of eukaryotes that are not classified as plants, animals, or fungi

          

  3. dichotomous key
    kingdom composed of heterotrophs; absorptive heterotrophs which obtain nutrients by decomposing dead and decaying organic material

          

  4. ancestral characterssimilarities that arise through convergent evolution

          

  5. Domain EukaryaAKA Domain Bacteria; unicellular prokaryotes containing peptidoglycan in their cell walls; include most bacteria of medical and economic significance

          

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