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Module 2

Asexual reproduction

Reproduction accomplished by a single organism (47)


Organisms that are able to produce their own food (36)

Binomial nomenclature

Identifying an organism by its genus and species name (50)


The movement of molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration (42)


An organism whose body temperature is controlled by its surrounding environment (45)


An animal whose internal body temperature is a result of internal sources of heat (46)


Organisms that cannot make their own food and must obtain it from other organisms (36)


The tendency of living organisms to control or regulate changes in their internal environment (41)


An animal that maintains a controlled internal body temperature using its own heating and cooling mechanisms (46)


The process by which a living organism takes energy from it surroundings and uses it to sustain itself, develop and grow (33)


An organism that allows its internal concentration of salts to change in order to match the external concentration of salts in the surrounding water (44)


An organism that regulates its internal concentration of salts (44)


The diffusion of water across a selectively permeable membrane (42)


The process by which an organism uses the energy from the sun to produce its own food (34)


An organism whose body temperature changes with its surrounding environment (45)


The process by which food is converted into useable energy for life functions (36)

Sexual reproduction

Reproduction that involves the union of gametes from two organisms: a male and a female (48)

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