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  1. Somatic Cell
  2. Cladogenesis
  3. Forces of Evolution
  4. Primitive
  5. Sex Chromosome
  1. a Speciation through a branching mechanism whereby an ancestral population gives rise to two or more descendant populations.
  2. b Any cell in a multicellular organism except a sperm or egg cell (reproductive cell).
  3. c (genetics) a chromosome that determines the sex of an individual
  4. d a word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms
  5. e 1. Mutation- changes in genetic code (source of new genetic diversity)
    2. Migration- new traits are present (outsider comes in to breed)
    3. Natural Selection- higher chance of surviving allows for more offspring
    4. Random Genetic Drift- chance events/ changes, common in small populations

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Basic units of DNA molecule, composed of a sugar, a phosphate, and one of 4 DNA bases
  2. - language and perception
    - relationships between living languages
    - origins of language
  3. a mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
    - a haploid reproductive cell that unites with another haploid reproductive cell to form a zygote
  4. (Frence naturalist and contemporary of Linnaeus) Recognized the dynamic relationship between the external environment and living forms. Also recognized that certain regions have unique plants and animals, and stressed that animals came from a center of origin.
  5. the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome

5 True/False questions

  1. Systema NaturaeThe scientific study of the kinds and diversity of organisms and of any and all relationships among them


  2. Mendel's 2nd lawprinciple of segregation
    - traits are controlled by discrete units (gene)
    - units come in pairs, offspring inherits one unit from each parent


  3. Origin of Specieswork of Darwin published in 1859, impact was that evolutionary theories started to be viewed as having a more scientific basis; argued that life was a result of change over time by chance and natural selection, not divine design


  4. Theorywell-tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations


  5. Archaeology Anthropology- study of material remains of past culture
    - artifactual record
    - dating artifacts