UNIT 13: STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS OF ORGANISMS
Terms in this set (15)
Something that helps a plant or animal survive in a specific environment.
(Either a physical feature or behavior of the plant/animal)
A group of organisms with similar characteristics that allow them to reproduce.
Continuing to live or exist in spite of difficult conditions.
Physical features of an animal either internal or external. (Internal include heart, lungs, and stomach. External might include eyes, skin, and claws. )
The special purpose, activity, or behavior for which something exists. (EXAMPLE: An bird's sharp talons serve the function of tearing apart prey.)
A young deer in its first year.
Making something new.
The role an organism plays in its environment; its job.
Characteristics that blend in with the surrounding environment and increase chances of survival.
When an organism looks like (resembles) another organism or its surroundings to give it a better chance of survival.
The seasonal movement of animals from one place to another.
When an animal becomes still in an enclosed space and reduces bodily functions to save energy.
An organism that hunts and feeds on other organisms.
An animal that is hunted as food.
The place or environment in which an organism lives naturally.
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