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life science chapter 14

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vertebrate
animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium.
invertebrate
lacking a backbone or spinal column.
characteristics of animals!!!!!
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multicellular
consisting of many cells.
eukaryotic
having cells with 'good' or membrane-bound nuclei.
sexual reproduction
reproduction involving the union or fusion of a male and a female gamete.
embryo
an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life.
tissue
a part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function.
organ
a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function.
movement
the act of changing the location of something.
consumers
an organism that obtains energy and nutrients by feeding on other organisms or their remains.
kinds of behavior
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innate behavior
behavior you are born with.
learned behavior
a behavior an animal learns from its parents.
survival behavior
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predator
any animal that lives by preying on other animals.
prey
animal hunted or caught for food.
territory
a particular area of land.
defensive action
helps animals to protect themselves from predators.
courtship
when an animal sends out stimuli in order to attract a member of the opposite sex.
parenting
the process of caring for children and helping them grow and learn. , 親としての役割を果たす
seasonal behavior
adaptations used only during certain seasons.
migrate
move from one country or region to another and settle there.
landmarks
objects that identify a route or place.
hibernattion
a period of inactivity that some animals experience in winter that allow them to survive on stored body fat.
estivation
(zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer.
circadian rhythms
The 24-hour biological cycles found in humans and many other species.
cycle of charge
the bio. clacks of life
social behavior
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commumication
showing enothins to something or someone.
sound
the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause.
touch
the act of putting two things together with no space between them.
pheromones
odorless chemicals that serve as social signals to members of one's species.
sight
what you would see see with ryrs.
living toether
that just exspains its self.
pride
unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)