10 terms

Grade 7: bio


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antibiotic (n)
a medicine used to save lives because it destroys harmful bacteria and cures infections
autobiography (n)
a piece of writing written by a person about his or her own life
biography (n)
a piece of writing about a person's life written by someone else
Biologist (n)
a person who studies living things
Biology (n)
the study of living things
Biopsy (n)
the removal of living tissue from the body for diagnostic examination
Biosphere (n)
the zone of planet Earth where there is life (between the deep crust and the lower atmosphere)
Macrobiotic diet (n)
a diet thought to help people live longer because it focuses on natural foods
Neurobiology (n)
the study of the nervous system of living things and how it helps the living things learn and react
symbiosis (n)
how two different living organisms live together and depend on each other