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Systems and Survival Set 1

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classification
The process of grouping things based on their similarities.
anatomical features
The physical structures that make up an organism
cold-blooded
Having a body temperature that changes with the temperature of the surrounding air or water.
flowering plants
Plants that produce flowers.
genetic relatedness
The closeness or distance between the heredity or inherited traits of individual organisms.
invertebrates
Animals without a backbone
multicellar organisms
A plant or animal that has more then 1 cell.
single cell organism
A plant or animal that is made of only 1 cell.
vertebrates
Animals with backbones
warm-blooded
Keeps about the same body temperature even when the outside temperature changes.
adaptation
Any physical of behavioral change in a species of organisms that helps it to survive in its habitat.
behavioral characteristics
Behaviors or movements the animal displays that are related to how the animal responds to its environments. (movements, actions, interactions)
Needs to survive
different things that organisms need to have in order to live.
physical characteristics
physical appearances and body structures that are related to how the animal meets its needs in its environment (size, color, shape, body coverings and structures)
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