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GACS lclab Science 7 - Final Exam Review - Quiz 4: Chapter 1, Sections 1, 2 & 3 - From Bacteria to Plants

GACS lclab Science 7 - Final Exam Review - Quiz 4: Chapter 1, Sections 1, 2 & 3 - From Bacteria to Plants
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genus
first word in an organisms scientific name
classification
process of grouping things based on similarities
taxonomic key
consists of paired statements about the characteristics of different organisms used to identify an unknown organism
autotroph
organisms that can make their own food
species
group of organisms that share so many similarities that they are able to mate with each other and reproduce offspring that are also able to mate with each other and reproduce
eukaryote
an organism with cells that contain a nucleus
stimulus
a change in an organisms internal or external environment that causes a reaction
heterotroph
other feeder
"two names"
binomial
binomial nomenclature
the two part naming system developed by Linnaeus as a way to help classify living organisms
taxonomy
the scientific study of how living things are classified
cellular organization
a characteristic of a living thing
spontaneous generation
the mistaken idea that a living organism could arise suddenly from a non-living thing
nucleus
control center of a cell
unicellular
bacteria are ____________ organisms
prokaryotes
organisms which has cells that do not contain a nucleus
homeostasis
stable internal environment