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ex. chromosome = readily stained molecule
metachromatic = intracelluar colored granules
ex. flagellum = a projection from a cell; in eukaryotes it pulls cell in a whiplike fashion
ex. heterotroph = obtains organic nutrients from other organisms; other feeder
ex. homofermenter = an organism that produces on one type of acid from carbohydrate fermentation
the study of
ex. pathology = the study of changes in structure and function brought on by disease
ex. hydrolysis = chemical decompostion of a compound into other compounds as a result of taking up water
beyond, between, transition
ex. metabolism = chemical changes occurring within a living organism
ex. lysis = the condition of loosening; symbiosis = the condition of living together
ex. Rhizobium = a bacterium that grows in plant roots: mycorrhiza = a fungus that grows in or on roots
ex. schizomycetes = organisms that reproduce by splitting and an early name for bacteria
ex. species = the smallest group of organisms with similar properties; specify = to indicate exactly
ex. synapse = the region of communication between two neurons; synthesis = putting together
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