Active & Passive Transport and Photosynthesis
Definitions of terms that have to do with Active and Passive Transport, as well as Photosynthesis
Terms in this set (13)
-Natural spreading of particles through a liquid or gas, from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration.
-Substances move through the cell membrane without the cell using energy
Substances such as...
-Movement of large substances into the cell
Endo → enter
-Movement of large substances out of the cell
Exo → exit
-High-energy molecule used by cells
-When the cell uses ATP energy to go against the gradient, and move molecules from lower concentrated areas to higher concentrated areas.
-Important if something harmful gets into the cell; the cell would need too force the substance out.
-Complex molecule embedded in the cell membrane
-Helps move substances in and out of the cells
-The diffusion of water molecules across a selectively permeable membrane.
-The process by which plants and other autotrophs capture and use light energy to make food from carbon dioxide and water.
-Water from Roots, Sun energy from Sun, Carbon Dioxide from air.
- Later, the plant breathes out oxygen.
-A simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms
-An organism that is able to capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food.
-An organism that cannot make its own food and gets food by consuming other living things.
-A green photosynthetic pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants.
-Absorbs sun energy for photosynthesis
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