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Holt Modern Biology Chapter 9 Terms
allele
anther
codominance
complete dominance
an alternative form of a gene (169)
the microsporangium of an angiosperm in which pollen grains a…
an inheritance relationship in which neither of two alleles o…
an inheritance relationship in which one allele is completely…
allele
an alternative form of a gene (169)
anther
the microsporangium of an angiosperm in which pollen grains a…
33 terms
Holt Modern Biology Chapter 9 Terms
allele
anther
codominance
complete dominance
an alternative form of a gene
the microsporangium of an angiosperm in which pollen grains a…
an inheritance relationship in which neither of two alleles o…
an inheritance relationship in which one allele is dominant o…
allele
an alternative form of a gene
anther
the microsporangium of an angiosperm in which pollen grains a…
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…
20 terms
Holt Modern BIology Chapter 6 Vocabulary Terms
autotroph
Photosynthesis
Heterotroph
Light reactions
an organism that produces its own nutrients from inorganic su…
the process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sun…
an organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating oth…
the initial reactions in photosynthesis, which are triggered…
autotroph
an organism that produces its own nutrients from inorganic su…
Photosynthesis
the process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sun…
51 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
38 terms
Holt's Modern Biology: Chapter 1 Review
How does a transmission electron micro…
How does a scanning electron microscop…
What does resolution refer to on a mic…
What does a microscope's magnification…
It transmits a beam of electrons for an internal view of the…
It passes a beam of electrons over the specimen's surface.
It is the power to show details closely in an image.
It is the increase of an object's apparent size.
How does a transmission electron micro…
It transmits a beam of electrons for an internal view of the…
How does a scanning electron microscop…
It passes a beam of electrons over the specimen's surface.
86 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1&2 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular organism
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell ... A Prokaryote
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
28 terms
Holt's Modern Biology: Chapter 1 Review
Receiving knowledge of the outside wor…
It is the power to show details closel…
It is the increase of an object's appa…
ocular lens, objective lens, stage, li…
What is an observation?
What does resolution refer to on a microscope?
What does a microscope's magnification refer to?
Name the parts of the compound microscope.
Receiving knowledge of the outside wor…
What is an observation?
It is the power to show details closel…
What does resolution refer to on a microscope?
34 terms
Holt Modern Biology Ch. 47
pathogen
Koch's postulates
Mucous membranes
inflammatory response
any agent that causes disease
rules for determining the cause of a disease
epithelial tissues that protect the interior surfaces of the…
a series of events that suppress infection and speed recovery
pathogen
any agent that causes disease
Koch's postulates
rules for determining the cause of a disease
26 terms
Holt Modern Biology Chapter 19
Population
Carrying Capacity
Clumped Distribution
Demographic Transition
is a group of organisms that belong to the same species and l…
the largest population that an enviroment can support at any…
often occur when resources such as food or living space are c…
the general pattern of demographic change from high birth and…
Population
is a group of organisms that belong to the same species and l…
Carrying Capacity
the largest population that an enviroment can support at any…
29 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
46 terms
Chapter 1 Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston)
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
19 terms
Holt Modern Biology Chapter 27 - The Importance of Plants
botany
agriculture
cultivar
cereal
the branch of biology that is the study of plants
the raising of crops and livestock for food or for other prod…
a cultivated species or organism that does not have a known w…
any grass that produces grains that can be used for food, suc…
botany
the branch of biology that is the study of plants
agriculture
the raising of crops and livestock for food or for other prod…
30 terms
Modern Biology Holt Ch.3
ORGANIC COMPOUND
INORGANIC COMPOUND
FUNCTIONAL GROUP
MONOMER
MADE PRIMARILY OF CARBON ATOMS; COVALENTLY BONDED COMPOUND TH…
NOT MADE OF CARBON ATOMS;
PORTION OF A MOLECULE THAT IS ACTIVE IN A CHEMICAL REACTION;…
A SIMPLE MOLECULE THAT CAN COMBINE WITH OTHER LIKE OR UNLIKE…
ORGANIC COMPOUND
MADE PRIMARILY OF CARBON ATOMS; COVALENTLY BONDED COMPOUND TH…
INORGANIC COMPOUND
NOT MADE OF CARBON ATOMS;
86 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1&2 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
37 terms
Holt Modern Biology Chapter 32
Gill
Germ Layer
Exoskeleton
Dorsal
In aquatic animals, a respiratory structure that consists of…
One of the layers of tissue that develop in the embryos of al…
A hard, external, supporting structure that develops from the…
Lying on or near the back
Gill
In aquatic animals, a respiratory structure that consists of…
Germ Layer
One of the layers of tissue that develop in the embryos of al…
29 terms
Modern Biology (Holt) Ch 21
character displacement
climax community
commensalism
competition
evolution of anatomical differences that reduce competition b…
the final in a predictable series of stages describing commun…
an ecological relationship in which one organism benefits and…
the use of the same limited resource by two or more species
character displacement
evolution of anatomical differences that reduce competition b…
climax community
the final in a predictable series of stages describing commun…
18 terms
Holt Modern Biology Chapter 17 Vocab
biodiversity
taxonomy
taxon
kingdom
the variety of species living within an ecosystem
practice of classifying plants and animals according to their…
animal or plant group having natural relations
one of seven biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or…
biodiversity
the variety of species living within an ecosystem
taxonomy
practice of classifying plants and animals according to their…
49 terms
Chapter 2 Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston)
matter
mass
weight
atom
anything that occupies space and has mass
the quantity of matter an object has
the force produced by gravity acting on mass
the simplest particle of an element that retains all of the p…
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
the quantity of matter an object has
32 terms
Holt Modern Biology Chapter 19: Populations
Population
Carrying Capacity
Clumped Distribution
Demographic Transition
a group of organisms that belong to the same species and live…
the largest population that an enviroment can support at any…
often occur when resources such as food or living space are c…
the general pattern of demographic change from high birth and…
Population
a group of organisms that belong to the same species and live…
Carrying Capacity
the largest population that an enviroment can support at any…
64 terms
Modern Biology Chapter 1 terms (Holt,Rinehart,and Winston)
organism
Biology
Unicellular organisms
Multicellular organisms
Any living thing
The science of life-is the study of all living things
Organisms composed of only one cell
Organisms that are composed of more than one cell
organism
Any living thing
Biology
The science of life-is the study of all living things
29 terms
Modern Biology (Holt) Ch 21
character displacement
climax community
commensalism
competition
evolution of anatomical differences that reduce competition b…
the final in a predictable series of stages describing commun…
an ecological relationship in which one organism benefits and…
the use of the same limited resource by two or more species
character displacement
evolution of anatomical differences that reduce competition b…
climax community
the final in a predictable series of stages describing commun…
23 terms
Modern Biology (Holt) Ch 20
age structure
agricultural revolution
birth rate
carrying capacity
the distribution of individuals among different ages in a pop…
period of history when early humans discovered how to domesti…
the number of births occurring in a period of time
the number of individuals of a species that an ecosystem is c…
age structure
the distribution of individuals among different ages in a pop…
agricultural revolution
period of history when early humans discovered how to domesti…
28 terms
HOLT Modern Biology- Ch. 3 Biochemistry Vocabulary
Organic compounds
Functional group
Monomer
Polymer
compounds made primarily of carbon atoms
clusters of atoms that influence the characteristics of the m…
molecules that can bond to one another to form polymers
a molecule that consists of repeated, linked units
Organic compounds
compounds made primarily of carbon atoms
Functional group
clusters of atoms that influence the characteristics of the m…
35 terms
Modern Biology (Holt) Chapter 18
binomial nomenclature
blastopore
blastula
cladistics
a system of naming organisms that uses the genus name and a s…
a depression formed when cells of the blastula move inward
a hollow ball of cells formed when a zygote undergoes repeate…
a system of phylogenetic classification using shared derived…
binomial nomenclature
a system of naming organisms that uses the genus name and a s…
blastopore
a depression formed when cells of the blastula move inward
29 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
29 terms
WCS Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
29 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
19 terms
Holt Modern Biology Ch. 15
evolution
strata
natural selection
adaptation
the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary developme…
Layers of rock
a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms bes…
a trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
evolution
the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary developme…
strata
Layers of rock
27 terms
Holt Modern Biology Ch. 16
microevolution
population genetics
bell curve
gene pool
evolution resulting from small specific genetic changes that…
The study of genetic changes in populations; the science of m…
Bell-shaped curve; typically results from graphing frequency…
combined genetic information of all the members of a particul…
microevolution
evolution resulting from small specific genetic changes that…
population genetics
The study of genetic changes in populations; the science of m…
20 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1&2 terms
biology
cell
unicellular
prokaryote
The study of life
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
A single-celled organism that does not have a nucleus or memb…
biology
The study of life
cell
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
49 terms
Chapter 4 Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston)
Cell
Cell Theory
Plasma Membrane
Cytoplasm
The smallest unit that can carry on all the processes of of l…
All living things are composed of one or more cells. Cells ar…
The cell's outer boundary.
The region of the cell within the membrane that includes the…
Cell
The smallest unit that can carry on all the processes of of l…
Cell Theory
All living things are composed of one or more cells. Cells ar…
29 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
30 terms
Chapter 3 Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart and Winston)
organic compound
inorganic compound
functional group
monomer
made primarily of carbon atoms; covalently bonded compound th…
not made of carbon atoms;
portion of a molecule that is active in a chemical reaction;…
a simple molecule that can combine with other like or unlike…
organic compound
made primarily of carbon atoms; covalently bonded compound th…
inorganic compound
not made of carbon atoms;
29 terms
Holt Modern Biology Chapter 4 Vocab
Cell
- All living organisms are composed of…
Plasma membrane
Prokaryotes
What is the smallest unit that can carry on all the processes…
What are the three essential parts of the Cell Theory
This is the cell's outer boundary, which covers a cell's surf…
These are organisms that lack a membrane-bound nucleus and me…
Cell
What is the smallest unit that can carry on all the processes…
- All living organisms are composed of…
What are the three essential parts of the Cell Theory
9 terms
Holt Modern Biology Chapter 15 Vocabulary
evolution
natural selection
adaptation
fitness
the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary developme…
a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms bes…
a trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
ability of an organism to survive and reproduce in its enviro…
evolution
the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary developme…
natural selection
a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms bes…
40 terms
Holt Rinehart and Winston Modern Biology Chapter 2
elements
atom
nucleus
nucleus
substances that cannot be broken down chemically into simpler…
the simplest particle of an element that retains all of the p…
the central region of an atom that makes up the bulk of the m…
contains protons and neutrons
elements
substances that cannot be broken down chemically into simpler…
atom
the simplest particle of an element that retains all of the p…
29 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
40 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1&2 terms
elements
atom
nucleus
nucleus
substances that cannot be broken down chemically into simpler…
the simplest particle of an element that retains all of the p…
the central region of an atom that makes up the bulk of the m…
contains protons and neutrons
elements
substances that cannot be broken down chemically into simpler…
atom
the simplest particle of an element that retains all of the p…
38 terms
Holt's Modern Biology: Chapter 1 Review
It transmits a beam of electrons for a…
It passes a beam of electrons over the…
It is the power to show details closel…
It is the increase of an object's appa…
How does a transmission electron microscope work?
How does a scanning electron microscope work?
What does resolution refer to on a microscope?
What does a microscope's magnification refer to?
It transmits a beam of electrons for a…
How does a transmission electron microscope work?
It passes a beam of electrons over the…
How does a scanning electron microscope work?
45 terms
Holt Modern Biology Ch. 18
ecology
interdependence
ecological model
biosphere
the branch of biology concerned with the relations between or…
a relationship between countries in which they rely on one an…
a model that represents or describes the relationships betwee…
part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and…
ecology
the branch of biology concerned with the relations between or…
interdependence
a relationship between countries in which they rely on one an…
44 terms
Holt Modern Biology Ch. 46
Atrium
Sinoatrial node
Valve
Pulse
An upper chamber of the heart
A group of heart muscle cells in the right atrium that emit e…
Flaps of heart tissue that open in only one direction (i.e. t…
A series of waves in an artery caused by the contraction of t…
Atrium
An upper chamber of the heart
Sinoatrial node
A group of heart muscle cells in the right atrium that emit e…
31 terms
Holt Modern Biology Ch. 12
sex chromosomes
autosomes
sex linked traits
linked genes
Chromosomes that determine the sex of an individual
Any chromosome that is not a sex chromosome
traits that are inherited with sex chromosomes
Genes located close enough together on a chromosome that they…
sex chromosomes
Chromosomes that determine the sex of an individual
autosomes
Any chromosome that is not a sex chromosome
32 terms
Holt Modern Biology Ch. 10
virulent
transformation
bacteriophage
nucleotide
describes a microorganism that causes disease and that is hig…
the transfer of genetic material in the form of DNA fragments…
a virus that infects bacteria
in a nucleic-acid chain, a subunit that consists of a sugar,…
virulent
describes a microorganism that causes disease and that is hig…
transformation
the transfer of genetic material in the form of DNA fragments…
90 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the order within an organism and in its interactions with the…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the order within an organism and in its interactions with the…
20 terms
Chapter 6 Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart and Winston)
autotroph
photosynthesis
heterotroph
light reactions
an organism that produces its own nutrients from inorganic su…
the process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sun…
an organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating oth…
the initial reactions in photosynthesis, which are triggered…
autotroph
an organism that produces its own nutrients from inorganic su…
photosynthesis
the process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria use sun…
29 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the high degree of order within an organism's internal and ex…
30 terms
Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston) Chapter 1 terms
biology
organization
cell
unicellular
The study of life
the hierarchy of order within an organism's internal and exte…
the smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
made up of one cell
biology
The study of life
organization
the hierarchy of order within an organism's internal and exte…
31 terms
Chapter 5 Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart, and Winston)
Passive Transport
Diffusion
Concentration Gradient
Equilibrium
The movement of substances across a cell membrane without the…
The movement of molecules from an area of higher concentratio…
A difference in the concentration of a substance across a dis…
A state that exists when concentration of a substance is the…
Passive Transport
The movement of substances across a cell membrane without the…
Diffusion
The movement of molecules from an area of higher concentratio…
33 terms
Chapter 8 Modern Biology (Holt, Rinehart and Winston)
Chromosomes
Histones
Chromatid
Centromere
rod-shaped structures made of DNA and proteins are
the DNA in eukaryotic cells wraps tightly around proteins cal…
one of the two strands of a chromosome; that becomes visible…
the region of the chromosome that holds the two sister chroma…
Chromosomes
rod-shaped structures made of DNA and proteins are
Histones
the DNA in eukaryotic cells wraps tightly around proteins cal…
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