11 terms

Houghton Mifflin Science Grade 4 Chapter 3 (I)

Life Cycles
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embryo
A plant or animal in the earliest stages of development.



胚芽; 胚胎
germinate
The process in which a seed begins to grow into a new plant.



發芽; 生長
life cycle
A series of stages that occur during the lifetime of all organisms.


生命週期
life span
The length of time it takes for an individual organism to complete its life cycle.





壽命
adult
a fully-grown, mature organism.





成人
egg
The first stage in the life cycle of most animals.




蛋;卵
larva
The wormlike form that hatches from an egg. The second stage of organism that goes through complete metamorphosis.



幼蟲
metamorphosis
The process in which some organisms change form in different stages of their life cycles.




變態
nymph
The second stage of an insect as it goes through incomplete metamorphosis.




幼蟲
inherit
To receive traits from parents.


經遺傳而獲得(性格, 特徵等)
trait
A feature or characteristic of a living thing.

特徵, 特點, 特性

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