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The study of the structure of an organism


Processes and functions of an organism


An animal that has a backbone; includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish


an animal that does not have a backbone

Phylum (phyla)

the taxonomic group below kingdom and above class


situated in the front


Situated behind or at the back


synonym for posterior; at the rear or tail end


relating to the back of an animal; Ex: dorsal fin


situated in the breast or chest


same on both sides when divided by a line down the center


different on each side when divided by a line down the center


situated at or extending to the side


having two sides or parts

External Anatomy

the outside body parts of an animal

Internal anatomy

inside structures of an organism

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