Chapter 2: It's Alive!! or Is It?
These are the vocabulary words and definitions from chapter 2, sections 1-2 from the 7th grade Life Science textbook from Holt McDougal.
Terms in this set (14)
The smallest functional and structural unit of all living organisms; usually consists of a nucleus, cytoplasm, and a membrane.
The maintenance of a constant internal state in a changing environment.
Reproduction in which the sex cells from two parents unite to produce offspring that share traits from both parents.
Reproduction that does not involve the union of sex cells and in which one parent produces offspring that are genetically identical to the parent.
The sum of all chemical processes that occur in an organism.
An organism that can make its own food by using energy from its surroundings.
An organism that eats other organisms or organic matter.
An organism that gets energy by breaking down the remains of dead organisms or animal wastes and consuming or absorbing the nutrients.
A molecule that is made up of amino acids and that is needed to build and repair body structures and to regulate processes in the body.
A class of molecules that includes sugars, starches, and fiber; contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
A fat molecule or a molecule that has similar properties; examples include oils, waxes, and steroids.
A lipid that contains phosphorus and that is a structural component in cell membranes.
Adenosine Triphosphate, a molecule that acts as the main energy source for cell processes.
A molecule made up of subunits called nucleotides.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
MCAT Biology | Kaplan Guide
Science Ch 2: It's Alive!! Or Is It?
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Provinces of Canada
Chapter 10 Vocabulary Words
50 States Capital, Population, and Emblems
Sovereign States and Dependent Territories in North America
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Chapter 12: Introduction to Plants
Chapter 14: Introduction to Animals
Chapter 15: Body Organization and Structure
Chapter 16: Circulation and Respiration