How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "holt biology"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "holt biology"

holt biology
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
a process at which molecules at the surface of a liquid absor…
water vapor cools and becomes a liquid
when water in the form of ice, rain, sleet, hail, or snow, fa…
water cycle
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
evaporation
a process at which molecules at the surface of a liquid absor…
19 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 10
anticodon
codon
exon
gene expression
A region of tRNA that consists of three bases complementary t…
In DNA, a three nucleotide sequence that encodes an amino aci…
The portion of the DNA Sequence in a gene that contains the s…
The manifestation of the genetic material of an organism in t…
anticodon
A region of tRNA that consists of three bases complementary t…
codon
In DNA, a three nucleotide sequence that encodes an amino aci…
35 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 03
cell membrane
cell theory
cell wall
central vacuole
a phospholipid layer that covers a cell's surface and acts as…
The theory that statesthat all living things are made up of c…
A rigid structure that surrounds the cell membrane and provid…
Alarge cavity or sac that is found in plant cells or protozoa…
cell membrane
a phospholipid layer that covers a cell's surface and acts as…
cell theory
The theory that statesthat all living things are made up of c…
39 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 01
biology
cancer
cells
cystic fibrosis
The study of life.
A growth defect in cells , a breakdown of the mechanism that…
Highly organized, tiny structures with thin membrane covering…
A fatal disorder in which a thick, sticky mucus clogs passage…
biology
The study of life.
cancer
A growth defect in cells , a breakdown of the mechanism that…
20 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 04
active transport
carrier protein
concentration gradient
contractile vacuoles
The transport of a substance across the cell membrane against…
A transport protein that can bind to a specific substance on…
A difference in the concentration of a substance, such as the…
Organelles found in some unicellular eukaryotes that collect…
active transport
The transport of a substance across the cell membrane against…
carrier protein
A transport protein that can bind to a specific substance on…
27 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 3
light microscope
electron microscope
magnification
resolution
microscope that uses a beam of light passing through one or m…
a microscope that focuses a beam of electrons to magnify obje…
the increase of an object's apparent size by using lenses or…
in microscopes, the ability to form images with fine detail
light microscope
microscope that uses a beam of light passing through one or m…
electron microscope
a microscope that focuses a beam of electrons to magnify obje…
26 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 20
aerobic
anaerobic
antibiotic
bacillus
Describes a process that requires oxygen.
Describes a process that does not require oxygen.
A substance that can inhibit the growth or kill some microorg…
A rod-shaped bacterium.
aerobic
Describes a process that requires oxygen.
anaerobic
Describes a process that does not require oxygen.
29 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 39
amylase
anorexia nervosa
bile
body mass index (BMI)
Enzymes that begin the breakdown of carbohydrates such as sta…
An eating disorder in which people starve themselves.
A greenish fluid produced by the liver, that breaks fat globu…
A health scale determined by multiplying a person's weight in…
amylase
Enzymes that begin the breakdown of carbohydrates such as sta…
anorexia nervosa
An eating disorder in which people starve themselves.
12 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 4
community
ecosystem
habitat
biodiversity
a group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
a place where an organism usually lives
the variety of organisms in a given area, the genetic variati…
community
a group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
ecosystem
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
25 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 3
light microscope
electron microscope
magnification
resolution
microscope that uses a beam of light passing through one or m…
a microscope that focuses a beam of electrons to magnify obje…
the increase of an object's apparent size by using lenses or…
in microscopes, the ability to form images with fine detail
light microscope
microscope that uses a beam of light passing through one or m…
electron microscope
a microscope that focuses a beam of electrons to magnify obje…
Holt Biology Chapter 12
Radiometric Dating
Half Life
Miller-Urey Experiment
Bubble Model
Guessing the age of an object based on it's number of radiois…
The span in which half of a radioisotope's stuff decays.
An experiment meant to test the primordial soup theory in whi…
A theory proposed by Louis Lerman that said the processes nee…
Radiometric Dating
Guessing the age of an object based on it's number of radiois…
Half Life
The span in which half of a radioisotope's stuff decays.
38 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 16
biomass
carnivore
consumer
decomposer
The dry weight of tissue and other organic matter found in a…
Animals that eat herbivores; secondary consumers.
Organisms that eat plants or other organisms to obtain the en…
Bacteria and fungi that cause decay and releases nutrients ba…
biomass
The dry weight of tissue and other organic matter found in a…
carnivore
Animals that eat herbivores; secondary consumers.
32 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 40
1° non-specific defense
2°non-specific defense
AIDS
antibody
The body's surface defenses such as skin, oil, sweat, tears,…
The four non-specific defenses of the body when it is invaded…
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is the disease caused by H…
A defensive protein produced upon exposure to a specific anti…
1° non-specific defense
The body's surface defenses such as skin, oil, sweat, tears,…
2°non-specific defense
The four non-specific defenses of the body when it is invaded…
29 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 38
ABO blood group system
alveolus
anemia
aorta
A system used to classify human blood by antigens found on th…
Any of the tiny air cells of the lungs where oxygen and carbo…
A condition in which the oxygen-carrying ability of red blood…
The main artery in the body; it carries blood from the left v…
ABO blood group system
A system used to classify human blood by antigens found on th…
alveolus
Any of the tiny air cells of the lungs where oxygen and carbo…
26 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 1
Biology
Cell
reproduction
metabolism
The study of life
smallest unit capable of all life functions
process by which organisms make more of their own kind from o…
the sum of all chemical reactions carried out in an organism
Biology
The study of life
Cell
smallest unit capable of all life functions
37 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 34
Stem cell
Epithelial tissue
Nervous tissue
Connective tissue
A cell that can develop into many different types of cells
Tissue that covers a body surface or lines a body cavity
Tissue of the nervous system, including neurons and their sup…
Tissue that connects and supports other tissues
Stem cell
A cell that can develop into many different types of cells
Epithelial tissue
Tissue that covers a body surface or lines a body cavity
25 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 3
light microscope
electron microscope
magnification
resolution
microscope that uses a beam of light passing through one or m…
a microscope that focuses a beam of electrons to magnify obje…
the increase of an object's apparent size by using lenses or…
in microscopes, the ability to form images with fine detail
light microscope
microscope that uses a beam of light passing through one or m…
electron microscope
a microscope that focuses a beam of electrons to magnify obje…
26 terms
Holt Biology - Chp.1
biology
cancer
cells
control group
The study of life.
A growth defect in cells , a breakdown of the mechanism that…
Highly organized, tiny structures with thin membrane covering…
a group in an experiment that receives no experimental treatm…
biology
The study of life.
cancer
A growth defect in cells , a breakdown of the mechanism that…
27 terms
Holt Biology Chapter One
biosphere
biodiversity
species
biology
...
...
...
...
biosphere
...
biodiversity
...
11 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 4
Passive Transport
Concentration Gradient
Equilibrium
Diffusion
Requires NO energy, Movement of molecules from high to low co…
A difference in the concentration of a substance across a dis…
A state of balance
Movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to…
Passive Transport
Requires NO energy, Movement of molecules from high to low co…
Concentration Gradient
A difference in the concentration of a substance across a dis…
16 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 17
Coevolution
Predation
Parasitism
Secondary compound
Back and forth adjustments between interacting members of a c…
one organism killing for food
one organism feeds on and usually lives on or in another, typ…
Defensive chemicals in plants
Coevolution
Back and forth adjustments between interacting members of a c…
Predation
one organism killing for food
13 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 5
population
carrying capacity
predation
coevolution
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
the largest population that an environment can support at a g…
an interaction between two organisms which one organism, the…
the evolution of tow or more species that is due to mutual in…
population
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
carrying capacity
the largest population that an environment can support at a g…
13 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 5
population
carrying capacity
predation
coevolution
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
the largest population that an environment can support at a g…
an interaction between two organisms which one organism, the…
the evolution of two or more species that is due to mutual in…
population
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
carrying capacity
the largest population that an environment can support at a g…
Holt Biology Chapter 3
cell theory
cell membrane
cytoplasm
cytoskeleton
the theory that states that all living things are made up of…
a phospholipid layer that covers a cell's surface and acts as…
the region of the cell within the membrane that includes the…
the cytoplasmic network of protein filaments that plays an es…
cell theory
the theory that states that all living things are made up of…
cell membrane
a phospholipid layer that covers a cell's surface and acts as…
12 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 4
community
ecosystem
habitat
biodiversity
a group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
a place where an organism usually lives
the variety of organisms in a given area, the genetic variati…
community
a group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
ecosystem
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
19 terms
Holt Biology - Chapter 10
anticodon
codon
exon
gene expression
A region of tRNA that consists of three bases complementary t…
In mRNA, a three nucleotide sequence that encodes an amino ac…
The portion of the DNA Sequence in a gene that contains the s…
The manifestation of the genetic material of an organism in t…
anticodon
A region of tRNA that consists of three bases complementary t…
codon
In mRNA, a three nucleotide sequence that encodes an amino ac…
Holt Biology Chapter 4
Passive Transport
Concentration Gradient
Equilibrium
Diffusion
Requires NO energy, Movement of molecules from high to low co…
A difference in the concentration of a substance across a dis…
A state of balance
Movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to…
Passive Transport
Requires NO energy, Movement of molecules from high to low co…
Concentration Gradient
A difference in the concentration of a substance across a dis…
16 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 4
community
ecosystem
habitat
biodiversity
a group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
a place where an organism usually lives
the variety of organisms in a given area, the genetic variati…
community
a group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
ecosystem
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
25 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 16
ecology
habitat
community
ecosystem
The study of the interactions of living organisms with one an…
The place where a particular population of a species lives.
The many different species that live together in a habitat.
A community and all the physical aspects of its habitat.
ecology
The study of the interactions of living organisms with one an…
habitat
The place where a particular population of a species lives.
12 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 4
community
ecosystem
habitat
biodiversity
a group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
a place where an organism usually lives
the variety of organisms in a given area, the genetic variati…
community
a group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
ecosystem
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
39 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 21
plasmodium is a member of this phylum
general name for a type of reproductio…
type of reproduction when genetic mate…
phylum that includes the paramecium
sporozoa
asexual
sexual
ciliophora
plasmodium is a member of this phylum
sporozoa
general name for a type of reproductio…
asexual
28 terms
Holt Mcdougal Chapter 8 Biology
mutation
point mutation
frameshift mutation
mutagen
change in the DNA sequence
mutation that involves a substitution of only one nucleotide
mutation that involves the insertion or deletion of a nucleot…
agent that can induce or increase the frequency of mutation i…
mutation
change in the DNA sequence
point mutation
mutation that involves a substitution of only one nucleotide
29 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 15 The Biosphere
biosphere
biota
hydrosphere
atmosphere
The part of earth where life exists.
The collection of living things that live in the biosphere.
All of Earth's water, ice, and water vapor.
The air blanketing Earth's solid and liquid surface.
biosphere
The part of earth where life exists.
biota
The collection of living things that live in the biosphere.
13 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 14 Genes in Action
mutation
nondisjunction
polyploidy
operon
a change in the structure or amount of the genetic material o…
a failure of homologous chromosomes to separate during meiosi…
an abnormal condition of having more than two sets of chromos…
a unit of adjacent genes that consists of functionally relate…
mutation
a change in the structure or amount of the genetic material o…
nondisjunction
a failure of homologous chromosomes to separate during meiosi…
11 terms
Holt Biology: Chapter 11 Vocab
gamete
zygote
diploid
haploid
a haploid reproductive cell that unites with another haploid…
the cell that results from the fusion of gametes
a cell that contains two haploid sets of chromosomes
describes a cell, nucleus, or organism that has only one set…
gamete
a haploid reproductive cell that unites with another haploid…
zygote
the cell that results from the fusion of gametes
17 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Passive Transport
Concentration Gradient
Equilibrium
Diffusion
Category of molecular movement that moves the substance ALONG…
Difference in the concentration of a substance across a space…
The concentration of a substance is equal throughout a space.
Movement of a substance down the substance's concentration gr…
Passive Transport
Category of molecular movement that moves the substance ALONG…
Concentration Gradient
Difference in the concentration of a substance across a space…
9 terms
Holt Modern Biology Chapter 17 Vocab
biodiversity
taxonomy
genus
species
the variety of species living within an ecosystem
practice of classifying plants and animals according to their…
taxonomic group containing one or more species
taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
biodiversity
the variety of species living within an ecosystem
taxonomy
practice of classifying plants and animals according to their…
13 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 7 Vocab
cell membrane
cytoplasm
ribosome
prokaryote
phospholipid bilayer that acts as a barrier
inside of the cell, made of cytosol and organelles
organelle where proteins are made
unicellular organism; cells with no nucleus; no membrane-boun…
cell membrane
phospholipid bilayer that acts as a barrier
cytoplasm
inside of the cell, made of cytosol and organelles
37 terms
Holt Mcdougal Biology Chapter 2
Atom
Element
Compound
Ion
the smallest unit of an element that maintains the chemical p…
a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
a substance made up of atoms of two or more different element…
an atom, radical, or molecule that has gained or lost one or…
Atom
the smallest unit of an element that maintains the chemical p…
Element
a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
36 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 6, Meiosis and Mendel
somatic cell
gamete
homologous chromosome
autosome
make up most of your body tissues and organs, also called bod…
sex cells, ova or eggs, in the female, and spermatozoa or spe…
chromosomes that have the same length, appearance, and copies…
chromosome that contains genes for characteristics not direct…
somatic cell
make up most of your body tissues and organs, also called bod…
gamete
sex cells, ova or eggs, in the female, and spermatozoa or spe…
13 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 5
population
carrying capacity
predation
coevolution
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
the largest population that an environment can support at a g…
an interaction between two organisms which one organism, the…
the evolution of tow or more species that is due to mutual in…
population
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
carrying capacity
the largest population that an environment can support at a g…
37 terms
Holt Mcdougal Biology Chapter 2
Atom
Element
Compound
Ion
the smallest unit of an element that maintains the chemical p…
a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
a substance made up of atoms of two or more different element…
an atom, radical, or molecule that has gained or lost one or…
Atom
the smallest unit of an element that maintains the chemical p…
Element
a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
14 terms
Chapter 1 holt biology
cells
reproduction
metabolism
unicellular
The basic unit of all living things
the process of producing offspring
set of chemical reactions through which an organism builds up…
having or consisting of a single cell
cells
The basic unit of all living things
reproduction
the process of producing offspring
14 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 1
skepticism
observation
hypothesis
experiment
a habit of mind in which a person questions the validity of a…
the process of obtaining information by using the senses
a testable idea or explanation that leads to scientific inves…
a procedure that is carried out under controlled conditions t…
skepticism
a habit of mind in which a person questions the validity of a…
observation
the process of obtaining information by using the senses
27 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 1
Biology
Cell
reproduction
metabolism
The study of life
smallest unit capable of all life functions
process by which organisms make more of their own kind from o…
the sum of all chemical reactions carried out in an organism
Biology
The study of life
Cell
smallest unit capable of all life functions
31 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 3
light microscope
electron microscope
scanning tunneling microscope
the cell theory
-light passes through one or more lenses to produce a large i…
-forms an image of a specimen using a beam of electrons rathe…
-uses a needle like probe to measure differences in voltage c…
observations of scientists put into three parts:... 1. all livin…
light microscope
-light passes through one or more lenses to produce a large i…
electron microscope
-forms an image of a specimen using a beam of electrons rathe…
14 terms
Chapter 1 holt biology
cells
reproduction
metabolism
unicellular
The basic unit of all living things
the process of producing offspring
set of chemical reactions through which an organism builds up…
having or consisting of a single cell
cells
The basic unit of all living things
reproduction
the process of producing offspring
34 terms
Cell Quiz - Biology - Mrs. Holt
Prokaryotes
Eukaryotes
Three parts of the Cell Theory
Cell Membrane
Lacks a nucleus; DNA is free floating... Example-Bacteria... Cell…
Contains a nucleus; DNA in nucleus... Examples-Plants. animals,…
All living things are made up of cells... Cells are the basic u…
Regulates what enters and leaves the cell. It is selectively…
Prokaryotes
Lacks a nucleus; DNA is free floating... Example-Bacteria... Cell…
Eukaryotes
Contains a nucleus; DNA in nucleus... Examples-Plants. animals,…
19 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 5
photosynthesis
autotroph
heterotroph
cellular respiration
The process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sun…
An organism that produces its own nutrients from inorganic su…
An organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating oth…
the process by which cells produce energy from carbohydrates;…
photosynthesis
The process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sun…
autotroph
An organism that produces its own nutrients from inorganic su…
35 terms
Holt Biology Chapter 41 Vocabulary
neurons
dendrites
axon
nerves
nerve cells
These extend from the cell body of a neuron like antennae.
A long, membrane covered extension that conducts nerve impuls…
Bundles of axons.
neurons
nerve cells
dendrites
These extend from the cell body of a neuron like antennae.
1 of 10