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Unit 7 Vocabulary, Lessons 4,5,6

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nonvascular plants
Plants that lack a well-developed system of tubes for transporting water and other materials
vascular plants
have tissues made of cells that transport water and nutrients throughout the plant
spore
a single reproductive cell that grows into a new plant
Gymnosperms
plants that do not produce flowers but do produce seeds
Angiosperms
plants that produce seeds in flowers
pollen
A fine dust that contains the sperm of seed-producing plants
capsule
the structure that contains spores in mosses
flower
that structure that produces seeds in angiosperms
cone
the structure that produces seeds in gymnosperms
seed
A reproductive structure that stays protected before germinating.
vertebrate
An animal with a backbone
invertebrate
An animal without a backbone
life cycle
The different stages of development of an organism.
complete metamorphosis
Insect development consisting of four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult
incomplete metamorphosis
Insect development consisting of three stages: egg, nymph, and adult