Bio chapter 18 vocabulary
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Classifying organisms and assigning each one a universal accepted name.
Classification system in which each species is given two scientific names.
closely related species and first part in the binomial nomenclature name.
Group or level of organization into which organisms are classified
Genera group that have many of the same characteristics
Broad taxonomic category that has similar families.
group of similar orders.
Several Different Classes
The largest of all taxoniomic categories, contains all animals and plants
Study of evolutionary relationships between organisms.
Strategy of grouping organisms together on their evolutionary history.
Characteristics that appear in newer parts of lineage but not in the older members.
Diagram that shows evolutionary relationship among group of organisms.
model that uses DNA comparisons to estimate amount of time that two species have been evolving separately.
More inclusive category, larger than a kingdom
Unicellular and prokaryotic
Domain bacteria corresponds to is the kingdom Eubacteria
unicellular prokaryotic that live in some of the most extreme environments.
Domain Archaea corresponds to
consists of all organisms that have a nucleus
Kingdom that has eukaryotic organisms that cannot be said as animal's plants or fungi.
Heterotrophy Most feed on dead or decaying organisms.
Multicellular organisms that are photosynthetic meaning they make their own food.
Multicellular and heterotrophic, do not have cell walls.
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