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Apologia Biology Vocab Module 4-B

Words in bold = vocabulary (with some scientific root word definitions in parentheses). Definitions from the second half of Module 4, pages 109-120.
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ascospores
Spores that are formed in protective membrane sacs.
asci
A spore-bearing sac composed of a protective membrane that is globe-, flask-, or dish-shaped.
fermentation
The anaerobic breakdown of sugars into smaller molecules.
distillation
A process that separates the substances in a solution based on their boiling points.
zygospore
A zygote surrounded by a hard, protective covering.
zygote
The result of sexual reproduction when each parent contributes half of the DNA necessary for the offspring.
antibiotic
A chemical secreted by a living organism that kills or reduces the reproduction rate of other organisms.
lichen
A mutualistic symbiotic relationship between a fungus and an alga.
soredium
A dust-like substance released by lichens that contains spores of both the alga and the fungus in a protective case.
mycorrhiza
A mutualistic symbiosis between a plant and a fungus.