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Biology: Exploring Life
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An organ, such as the liver, is composed of ____________
What is the difference between an ecosystem and a community?
Ecosystems include the nonliving components of an environment, communites include only the living components of an environment.
Energy is incorporated into most ecosystems by _____
What is the order for the hierarchy of biological organization?
All of the red oak trees in a forest is an example of:
a population (group of individuals of the same species)
Group of individuals of the same species
Exampleo f a producer
Example of consumer
example of decomposer
The entire portion of Earth inhabited by life: the sum of all the plante's ecosystems.
A specialized structure composed of several different types of tissues that together perform specific functions
A widely accepted explanatory idea that is broader in scope that a hypothesis, generates new hypothesis, and is supported by a large body of evidence
A process in which individuals with certain inherited traits are more likely to survive and reproduce than are individuals that do not have those traits.
A group of organs that work together in performing vital body functions
One of two prokaryotic domains of life, the other being Archaea
New properties that arise with each step upward in the hierarchy of life, owing to the arragement and interations of parts as complexity increases.
All the organisms in a given area, along with the nonliving (abiotic) factors with which they interact; a biological community and its physical environment
One of two prokaryotic domains in life, the other being Bacteria
Domain of life that includes all eukaryotic organisms
a testable explanation for a set of observations based on the available data and guided by inductive reasoning
A group of individuals belonging to one species and living in the same geographic area
A membrane-enclosed structure with a specialized function within a cell
A basic unit of matter separated from its environment by a plasma membrane; the fundamental structural unit of life.
Two or more atoms held together by covalent bonds
An approach to studying biology that aims to model the dynamic behavior of whole biological systems based on a study of the interactions among the system's parts
An integrated group of cells with a common function, structure, or both.
an experiment in which an experimental group is compared with a control group that varies only in the factor being tested.
an individual living thing, such as a bacterium, fungus, portist, plant or animal
the scientific study of life
Descent with modification; the idea that living species are descendants of ancestral species that were different form present-day ones; also, the genetic changes in a population from generation to generation
An assemblage of all the populations of organisms living close enough together for potential interactions
A type of cell lacking a membrane-enclosed nucleus and other membrane-enclosed organelles, found only in the domains Bacteria and Archea
A type of cell that has a membrane-enclosed nuclues and membrane-enclosed organelles. All organisms expect bacteria and archaea are composed of eurkaryotic cells
The complete set of genetic material of an organism or virus
A taxonomic category above the kingdom level. The three domains of life are Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya.
The selective breeding of domesticated plants and animals to promote the occurrence of desirable traits.
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