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Biology 621A - Chapter 13 - Endocrine System
endocrine system
hormones
protein hormones
steroid hormone
a collection of glands and groups of cells that secrete hormo…
chemical "messengers" of the endocrine system that are releas…
class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane;…
class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; ca…
endocrine system
a collection of glands and groups of cells that secrete hormo…
hormones
chemical "messengers" of the endocrine system that are releas…
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Chapter 16 Review for Biology 621
genetics
mendel
phenotype
genotype
The branch of biology that studies the ways in which heredity…
____ is considered the "father of genetics"....was the first…
The physical traits that appear in an individual as a result…
genetic makeup of an organism
genetics
The branch of biology that studies the ways in which heredity…
mendel
____ is considered the "father of genetics"....was the first…
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Chapter 17 Review for Biology 621
dna
Watson and Crick
adenine
thymine
deoxyribonucleic acid; the unique genetic code for every livi…
Scientists who proposed the double helix structure of DNA
The base that pairs with Thymine in DNA
The base that pairs Adenine in DNA
dna
deoxyribonucleic acid; the unique genetic code for every livi…
Watson and Crick
Scientists who proposed the double helix structure of DNA
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Section 15.3 Review, Biology 621
menstruation
follicle stage
corpus luteum
luteinizing hormone
monthly shedding of the lining of the uterus when fertilizati…
the stage of the menstrual cycle where the pituitary gland pr…
name given to the follicle after ovulation, secretes progeste…
secreted by pituitary; regulates estrogen secretion and ovum…
menstruation
monthly shedding of the lining of the uterus when fertilizati…
follicle stage
the stage of the menstrual cycle where the pituitary gland pr…
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Chapter 14 Cell Division Review
chromosomes
cytokinesis
cytoplasm
daughter cell
rod shaped cell structures that direct the activities of a ce…
division of the cytoplasm, usually at the end of nuclear divi…
gel-like substance in which all cellular components outside t…
one of two cells resulting from the division of a single cell.
chromosomes
rod shaped cell structures that direct the activities of a ce…
cytokinesis
division of the cytoplasm, usually at the end of nuclear divi…
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Chapter 19 Evolution Review
evolution
adaptation
variation
natural selection
the change in a population's inherited traits from generation…
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce.
Significant deviations from the normal biological form or str…
process by which individuals that are better adapted to the e…
evolution
the change in a population's inherited traits from generation…
adaptation
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce.
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Chapter 12 Nervous System Review
neuron
brain
cns
pns
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
specialized group of nerve cells that controls & coordinates…
the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of th…
subdivision of the nervous system that brings information to…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
brain
specialized group of nerve cells that controls & coordinates…
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Bustard's Chapter 15 Vocabulary
amnion
amniocentesis
amniotic fluid
amniotic sac
inner of the two membranes enclosing the embryo of a mammal,…
medical procedure in which a sample of cells from the amnioti…
fluid that surrounds the fetus during its development
the fluid-filled membrane inside the uterus in which a growin…
amnion
inner of the two membranes enclosing the embryo of a mammal,…
amniocentesis
medical procedure in which a sample of cells from the amnioti…
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Bustard's Chapter 12 Vocabulary
acetylcholine
action potential
autonomic nervous system
axon
the primary neurotransmitter of both the somatic and parasymp…
in an axon, the change in charge that occurs when the gates o…
the part of the nervous system that relays information to int…
long cylindrical extension of a typical neuron's cell body th…
acetylcholine
the primary neurotransmitter of both the somatic and parasymp…
action potential
in an axon, the change in charge that occurs when the gates o…
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Bustard's Chapter 13 Vocabulary
acromegaly
adrenal cortex
adrenal gland
adrenal medulla
condition resulting from excess HGH during adulthood which ca…
outer part of the adrenal gland which produces two types of s…
organ composed of two layers (outer cortex and inner medulla)…
inner part of the adrenal gland which secretes adrenaline and…
acromegaly
condition resulting from excess HGH during adulthood which ca…
adrenal cortex
outer part of the adrenal gland which produces two types of s…
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Bustard's Chapter 14 Vocabulary
cell cycle
centromere
chromatin
crossing over
a continuous sequence of cell growth and division
the point at which two sister chromatids of a chromosome join…
the long fibers of DNA that form chromosomes which is wrapped…
the process in which non-sister chromatids exchange genes dur…
cell cycle
a continuous sequence of cell growth and division
centromere
the point at which two sister chromatids of a chromosome join…
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Oceanography (Garrison) Chapter 1
accretion
bacteria
Big Bang
biosynthesis
An increase in the mass of a body by accumulation or clumping…
Single-celled prokaryotes, organisms lacking membrane-bound o…
The hypothetical event that started the expansion of the univ…
The initial formation of life on Earth.
accretion
An increase in the mass of a body by accumulation or clumping…
bacteria
Single-celled prokaryotes, organisms lacking membrane-bound o…
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Physical Oceanography (Currents, Waves, & Tides)
Surface Currents
Wind
Gyre
Equator
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
Surface currents are powered by the sun and ______________
Circular flow pattern of water caused by deflection of water…
Due to the warmth of the water, the molecules are slightly ex…
Surface Currents
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
Wind
Surface currents are powered by the sun and ______________
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Oceanography (Garrison) Chapter 4
abyssal hill
abyssal plain
active margin
angel of incidence
Small sediment-covered inactive volcano or intrusion of molte…
Flat, cold, sediment-covered ocean floor between the continen…
The continental margin near an area of lithospheric plate con…
In meteorology, the angle of the sun above the horizon.
abyssal hill
Small sediment-covered inactive volcano or intrusion of molte…
abyssal plain
Flat, cold, sediment-covered ocean floor between the continen…
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Oceanography (Garrison) Chapter 5
absolute dating
authigenic sediment
biogenous sediment
calcareous ooze
Determining the age of a geological sample by calculating rad…
Sediment formed directly by precipitation from seawater; also…
Sediment of biological origin. Organisms can deposit calcareo…
Ooze composed mostly of the hard remains of organisms contain…
absolute dating
Determining the age of a geological sample by calculating rad…
authigenic sediment
Sediment formed directly by precipitation from seawater; also…
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Oceanography (Garrison) Chapter 15
Agnatha
ahermatypic
animal
Annelida
The class of jawless fishes: hagfishes and lampreys.
Describing coral species lacking symbiotic zooxanthellae and…
A multicellular organism unable to synthesize its own food an…
The phylum of animals to which segmented worms belong.
Agnatha
The class of jawless fishes: hagfishes and lampreys.
ahermatypic
Describing coral species lacking symbiotic zooxanthellae and…
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