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Biology chapter 3 classifying animals vocabulary


group things based on the features they share


subdivision of a kingdom


group of living things that include separate


group of organisms that can breed with each other to produce offspring like themselves

scientific name

name given to each species, consisting of its genus and its species label


an animal with a backbone


soft material found in vertebrate skeletons


one of the bones or blocks of cartilage that make up a backbone


a structure used by some animals to breathe in water

swim bladder

gas filled organ that allows a bony fis to move up and down in water

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