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26 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 11 Vocabulary
genetics
true-breeding
trait
hybrid
the scientific study of heredity
term used to describe organisms that produce offspring identi…
specific characteristic that varies from one individual to an…
offspring of crosses between parents with different traits
genetics
the scientific study of heredity
true-breeding
term used to describe organisms that produce offspring identi…
40 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 7 Vocabulary
cell
cell theory
nucleus
eukaryotes
the basic units of life
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
cells that contain nuclei
cell
the basic units of life
cell theory
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 7 Vocabulary
cell
cell theory
nucleus
eukaryotes
the basic units of life
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
cells that contain nuclei
cell
the basic units of life
cell theory
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
climate
greenhouse effect
global warming
biotic factors
the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by a layer of…
an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosph…
the biological influences on organisms within an ecosystem
climate
the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
greenhouse effect
the natural situation in which heat is retained by a layer of…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 12 Vocabulary
the process in which one strain of bac…
a virus that infects bacteria
a monomer of nucleic acids made up of…
a principle that bonds in DNA can form…
transformation
bacteriophage
nucleotide
base pairing
the process in which one strain of bac…
transformation
a virus that infects bacteria
bacteriophage
26 terms
Prentice hall Biology Chapter 26 Vocabulary
invertebrate
vertebrates
feedback inhibition
blastula
animals that do not have a backbone, or vertebral column
animals with a backbone
the product or result of a process stops or limits the process
a hallow ball of cells
invertebrate
animals that do not have a backbone, or vertebral column
vertebrates
animals with a backbone
Prentice hall Biology Chapter 26 Vocabulary
invertebrate
vertebrates
feedback inhibition
blastula
animals that do not have a backbone, or vertebral column
animals with a backbone
the product or result of a process stops or limits the process
a hallow ball of cells
invertebrate
animals that do not have a backbone, or vertebral column
vertebrates
animals with a backbone
44 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
44 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 39 Vocabulary
Hormone
Target Cells
Exocrine gland
Endocrine Glands
Chemicals released in one part of the body that travel throug…
cells that have receptors for a particular hormone
release secretions, through tubelike structures called ducts,…
release secretions (hormones) directly to blood stream.
Hormone
Chemicals released in one part of the body that travel throug…
Target Cells
cells that have receptors for a particular hormone
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
32 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
temperate zones
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
sit between the polar and tropic zones. temperate zones are m…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
52 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Unit 5: Evolution vocabulary
Evolution
fossil(s)
Malthus
Lamark
the process by which modern organisms are descended from anci…
preserved remains of ancient organisms
a scientist who proposed that the human population would over…
a scientiest who published his hypothesis on the inheritence…
Evolution
the process by which modern organisms are descended from anci…
fossil(s)
preserved remains of ancient organisms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 15 Vocabulary [COMPLETE]
Evolution
Theory
Fossil
Natural variation
Change over time, the process by which modern organisms have…
A well-supported testable explanation of phenomena that have…
Preserved remains of ancient organisms.
Differences among individuals of a species.
Evolution
Change over time, the process by which modern organisms have…
Theory
A well-supported testable explanation of phenomena that have…
29 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 28 Vocabulary
exoskeleton
chitin
appendage
tracheal tube
external skeleton; tough external covering that protects and…
complex carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of fungi; a…
structure, such as a leg or antenna, that extends from the bo…
one of many branching, air-filled tubes that extend throughou…
exoskeleton
external skeleton; tough external covering that protects and…
chitin
complex carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of fungi; a…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 9 Vocabulary
aerobic
krebs cycle
electron transport chain
fermentation
require oxygen
the process where pyruvic acid is broken down into carbon dio…
a series of proteins in which the high energy electrons form…
when oxygen in not present, glycolysis is followed by a diffe…
aerobic
require oxygen
krebs cycle
the process where pyruvic acid is broken down into carbon dio…
31 terms
Prentice Hall Biology: Chapter 8
Autotroph
Heterotroph
Adenosine triphosphate
photosynthesis
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals a…
organism that obtains energy from the foods it consumes; also…
one of the principal chemical compounds that living things us…
process by which plants and some other organisms use light en…
Autotroph
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals a…
Heterotroph
organism that obtains energy from the foods it consumes; also…
Prentice Hall Biology Chp. 10 Vocabulary
the process by which the cell divides…
one of two identical "sister" parts of…
the area in which the chromatids of a…
the period of the cell cycle between c…
cell division
chromatid
centromere
interphase
the process by which the cell divides…
cell division
one of two identical "sister" parts of…
chromatid
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 11 Vocabulary
segregation
independent assortment
incomplete dominance
codominance
separation of alleles during gamete formation
independent segregation of genes during the formation of game…
situation in which one allele is not completely dominant over…
situation in which both allele of a gene contribute to the ph…
segregation
separation of alleles during gamete formation
independent assortment
independent segregation of genes during the formation of game…
Prentice Hall Biology chapter 1 Vocabulary
Science
observation
data
inference
an organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
the process of gathering info about events or processes in a…
the info gathered by observations
a logical interpretation based on prior knowledge or experience
Science
an organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
observation
the process of gathering info about events or processes in a…
Prentice Hall Biology Chp. 10 Vocabulary
the process by which the cell divides…
one of two identical "sister" parts of…
the area in which the chromatids of a…
the period of the cell cycle between c…
cell division
chromatid
centromere
interphase
the process by which the cell divides…
cell division
one of two identical "sister" parts of…
chromatid
22 terms
prentice hall biology chapter 5 vocabulary
population density
immigration
emigration
exponential growth
number of individuals per unit of area
movement of individuals into an area occupied by an existing…
movement of individuals out of a population
growth pattern in which the individuals in a population repro…
population density
number of individuals per unit of area
immigration
movement of individuals into an area occupied by an existing…
20 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 12 Vocabulary
replication
messenger RNA
ribosomal RNA
transfer RNA
the copying process by which a cell duplicates its DNA
mRNA, a RNA molecule that carries copies of instructions for…
rRNA, a type of RNA that makes up the major part of ribosomes
tRNA, a type of RNA molecule that transfers amino acids to ri…
replication
the copying process by which a cell duplicates its DNA
messenger RNA
mRNA, a RNA molecule that carries copies of instructions for…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 18 Vocabulary
taxonomy
binomial nomenclature
genus
taxon
scientists classify organisms and assign each organism a univ…
classification system in which each species is assigned a two…
is a group of closely related species
group or level of organization into which organisms are class…
taxonomy
scientists classify organisms and assign each organism a univ…
binomial nomenclature
classification system in which each species is assigned a two…
27 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 11 Vocabulary
genetics
fertilization
true-breeding
trait
the scientific study of heredity
a process where the male and female reproductive cells join
if they were allowed to self-pollinat, they would produce off…
a specific characteristic that varies from one individual to…
genetics
the scientific study of heredity
fertilization
a process where the male and female reproductive cells join
12 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 5 Vocabulary
population density
immigration
emigration
exponential growth
the number of individuals per unit area
the movement of individuals into an area
the movement of individuals out of a area
when the individuals in a population reproduce at a constant…
population density
the number of individuals per unit area
immigration
the movement of individuals into an area
35 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 7 Vocabulary
cell
nucleus
eukaryotes
prokaryotes
the basic units of life
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
cells that contain nuclei
cells that do NOT contain nuclei
cell
the basic units of life
nucleus
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
50 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 7 Vocabulary
cell
cell theory
nucleus
eukaryotes
the basic units of life
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
cells that contain nuclei
cell
the basic units of life
cell theory
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 12 Vocabulary
the process in which one strain of bac…
a virus that infects bacteria
a monomer of nucleic acids made up of…
a principle that bonds in DNA can form…
transformation
bacteriophage
nucleotide
base pairing
the process in which one strain of bac…
transformation
a virus that infects bacteria
bacteriophage
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 12 Vocabulary
the process in which one strain of bac…
a virus that infects bacteria
a monomer of nucleic acids made up of…
a principle that bonds in DNA can form…
transformation
bacteriophage
nucleotide
base pairing
the process in which one strain of bac…
transformation
a virus that infects bacteria
bacteriophage
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 7 Vocabulary
cell
cell theory
nucleus
eukaryotes
the basic units of life
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
cells that contain nuclei
cell
the basic units of life
cell theory
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
40 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 7 Vocabulary
cell
cell theory
nucleus
eukaryotes
the basic units of life
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
cells that contain nuclei
cell
the basic units of life
cell theory
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
40 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 7 Vocabulary
cell
cell theory
nucleus
eukaryotes
the basic units of life
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
cells that contain nuclei
cell
the basic units of life
cell theory
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
25 terms
Prentice Hall Chapter 30 Biology Vocabulary
Chordate
Notochord
Phyryngeal pouches
Vertebrae
An animal that has for at least at some stage of its life: a…
A long supporting rod that runs through the body just below t…
Paired structures in the throat region.
The backbone
Chordate
An animal that has for at least at some stage of its life: a…
Notochord
A long supporting rod that runs through the body just below t…
24 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 12 Vocabulary
the process in which one strain of bac…
a virus that infects bacteria
a monomer of nucleic acids made up of…
a principle that bonds in DNA can form…
transformation
bacteriophage
nucleotide
base pairing
the process in which one strain of bac…
transformation
a virus that infects bacteria
bacteriophage
24 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 12 Vocabulary
the process in which one strain of bac…
a virus that infects bacteria
a monomer of nucleic acids made up of…
a principle that bonds in DNA can form…
transformation
bacteriophage
nucleotide
base pairing
the process in which one strain of bac…
transformation
a virus that infects bacteria
bacteriophage
40 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 7 Vocabulary
cell
cell theory
nucleus
eukaryotes
the basic units of life
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
cells that contain nuclei
cell
the basic units of life
cell theory
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
Chapter 5 Prentice Hall Biology Vocabulary
cell cycle
cell division
mitosis
interphase
period of time from the beginning of one cell division to the…
process in which a cell divides into two independent daughter…
process of cell division in eukaryotic cells
G1, S, and G2 phases; occurs between cell divisions
cell cycle
period of time from the beginning of one cell division to the…
cell division
process in which a cell divides into two independent daughter…
40 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 7 Vocabulary
cell
cell theory
nucleus
eukaryotes
the basic units of life
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
a large membrane enclosed structure that contains the cell's…
cells that contain nuclei
cell
the basic units of life
cell theory
a fundamental theory stating that all living things are compo…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 15 Vocabulary
Evolution
theory
fossils
artificial selection
process by which modern organisms have descended from ancient…
a well supported testable explanation of phenomena that have…
the preserved remains of ancient organisms
nature provided the variation and humans selected those varia…
Evolution
process by which modern organisms have descended from ancient…
theory
a well supported testable explanation of phenomena that have…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
44 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
12 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 2.2 Vocabulary
Cohesion
adhesion
mixture
solution
the attraction between molecules of the same substance
an attraction between molecules of different substances
a material composed of two or more elements or compounds that…
a mixture where all substances are evenly distributed through…
Cohesion
the attraction between molecules of the same substance
adhesion
an attraction between molecules of different substances
12 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 13 Vocabulary
Selective breeding
hybridization
inbreeding
genetic engineering
allowing only those animals with desired traits to produce th…
crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best of…
the continued breeding of individuals with similar characteri…
making changes in the DNA code of a living organism
Selective breeding
allowing only those animals with desired traits to produce th…
hybridization
crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best of…
13 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 5 Vocabulary
population density
immigration
emigration
exponential growth
the number of individuals per unit area
the movement of individuals into an area
the movement of individuals out of a area
growth pattern in which the individuals in a population repro…
population density
the number of individuals per unit area
immigration
the movement of individuals into an area
15 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 10 Vocabulary
cell division
mitosis
cytokinesis
chromatid
process by which a cell divides into 2 new daughter cells
part of eukaryotic cell division during which the cell nucleu…
division of the cytoplasm during cell division
1 of 2 identical "sister" parts of a duplicated chromosome
cell division
process by which a cell divides into 2 new daughter cells
mitosis
part of eukaryotic cell division during which the cell nucleu…
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 11 Vocabulary
genetics
fertilization
true-breeding
trait
the scientific study of heredity
a process where the male and female reproductive cells join
if they were allowed to self-pollinat, they would produce off…
a specific characteristic that varies from one individual to…
genetics
the scientific study of heredity
fertilization
a process where the male and female reproductive cells join
32 terms
Biology Prentice Hall Chapter 3 Vocab
Ecology
Biosphere
Species
Population
The scientific study of interactions among organisms and betw…
Contains the combined portions of the planet in which all of…
Group of organisms so similar to one another that they can br…
Group of individuals that belong to the same species and live…
Ecology
The scientific study of interactions among organisms and betw…
Biosphere
Contains the combined portions of the planet in which all of…
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