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Bio Vocab For Chapter 1ish

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Bio
life
Biology
the study of life
Troph
to eat
Auto
self
Hetero
other / different
Homo
same
Poly
many
Mono
single, one
A
without/lacking
Element
a pure chemical substance consisting of one type of atom
Atom
the smallest part of an element with all of the properties of the element
Molecule
two or more atoms combined
Endo
within / enter
Exo
exit / outside
Macro
big
Micro
small
phobia
fear
photo
light
hydro
water
Homeostasis
maintaining a stable internal environment
Photosynthesis Formula
6 CO2 + 6 H2O + sunlight -> C6H12O6 +6 O2
6 Carbon Dioxide + 6 Water + Sunlight -> Glucose + 6 Oxygen
Cellular Respiration Formula
C6H12O6 + 6O2 --> 6CO2 + 6H2O + ATP
Glucose + 6 Oxygen-> 6 Carbon dioxide + 6 Water +ATP
Title
A descriptive explanation of what the graph will be about
Data table
An organized arrangement of information in labeled rows and columns
X-axis
the horizontal platform of a graph
Y-axis
the vertical left-handed border of a graph
Scale
the amount of increase shown on the vertical (y-axis) of the graph
Legend
An illustration meant to indicate what groups are represented by a bar or figure
Independent Variable
what is being tested
Dependent Variable
how the independent variable was tested (this is usually a numerical value: time, speed, distance, weight, etc.)
Matter
anything that takes up space and has mass
Ingestion (Food-getting)
taking in of food by an organism
Digestion
the breaking down of food into simpler products that the body can use
Absorption
the passage of simple substances into the internal parts of a plant or animal
Circulation
the movement of digested food and other materials throughout the body of an organism
Assimilation
the changing of digested food into new living material
Growth and Self-Repair
The increase in size--the rebuilding of worn-out or injured body tissues
Respiration
the release of energy as a result of the chemical reactions involving food
Excretion
the process of ridding the body of wastes that result from the other life activities
Secretion
the process which an organism's body produces useful substances
Reproduction
the process by which an organism produces offspring like itself
Response
the reaction to a stimuli
Compounds
a substance composed of two or more elements united chemically in definite proportion by mass
Mixtures
when two or more substances are mixed together and the substances do not unite chemically
Organic Compounds
Compounds that contain carbon atoms
Inorganic Compounds
Compounds composed of the atoms of other elements
Combination
when two or more elements unite and form a compound
Oxidation
the union of an element or compound with oxygen
Decomposition
when a compound is broken down into its elements
Catalyst
Substances that speed up reactions by lowering the energy required