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the process by which cells break down simple food molecules to release the energy they contain
the behaviors and physical characteristics that allow organisms to live successfully in their environments
process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and high-energy carbohydrates such as sugars and starches
organelle found in cells of plants and some other organisms that captures the energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energy
The fluid of the chloroplast surrounding the thylakoid membrane; involved in the synthesis of organic molecules from carbon dioxide and water.
the form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When its level is low, we feel hunger.
the small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move
proces in which protozoans digest tthei r food. Lyosomes enclose themeselves arounda food particle and release digestive enzymes. Unusuable products are taken out of the vaucole
process in which extensions of cytoplasm surround and engulf large particles and take them into the cell
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