203/402 Unit 7 Pheromones Vocabulary

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nocturnal
active at night
aquatic
relating to water
terrestrial
relating to the land
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring.
amphibian
able to live both on land and in water
crustacean
a form of marine life having a crust-like shell
migrate
to move from one place to another
lair
den or resting place of a wild animal
pheromone
A chemical released by one animal that affects the behavior of another animal of the same species.
emit
to send out
evoke a response
To bring out a response (from someone else)
physiological
related to biological processes
mutually exclusive
not occurring together
disperse
to separate and move into various directions
flee
to run away; to escape
exhaust
to use completely