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Chapter 3 Vocabulary (Life Science)
biotic
abiotic
cell
tissue
Describes living factors in the environment.
Describes nonliving factors in the environment.
Basic unit of life
A group of similar cells that perform a common function
biotic
Describes living factors in the environment.
abiotic
Describes nonliving factors in the environment.
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Chlorophyll
Photosynthesis
food chain
food web
is the green material in plants that absorbs sunlight, which…
is the process by which green plants make food by using energ…
is a process by which energy passes from one living thing to…
is a process that combines many food chains to show how energ…
Chlorophyll
is the green material in plants that absorbs sunlight, which…
Photosynthesis
is the process by which green plants make food by using energ…
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Life Science Chapter 3
selectively permeable
diffusion
osmosis
passive transport
a property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
The process by which molecules move from an area of higher co…
diffusion of water through a selectively permeable membrane
the movement of substances across a cell membrane without the…
selectively permeable
a property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
diffusion
The process by which molecules move from an area of higher co…
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Chapter 3 Life Science Vocabulary
Photosynthesis
Autotroph
Heterotroph
Chlorophyll
The process by which plants capture energY in sunlight and us…
An organism that makes its own food, also called a producer.
An organism that obtains food by eating other organisms . Als…
A green pigment in the chloroplasts that captures the energy…
Photosynthesis
The process by which plants capture energY in sunlight and us…
Autotroph
An organism that makes its own food, also called a producer.
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Life Science - Chapter 3
carnivore
food chain
herbivore
omnivore
An animal that eats only other animals.
The path of food energy in an ecosystem from plants to animals.
An animal that eats only plants.
An animal that eats both plants and animals.
carnivore
An animal that eats only other animals.
food chain
The path of food energy in an ecosystem from plants to animals.
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
organism
cell
cytoplasm
unicellular organism
A complete living thing
A tiny unit of living material surrounded by a thin membrane.
The material in a cell
Tiny organisms made of only one cell. Examples are algae, pro…
organism
A complete living thing
cell
A tiny unit of living material surrounded by a thin membrane.
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
herbivore
Carnivore
Omnivore
Prey
An animal that eats plants to survive
An animal that eats other animals to survive.
An animal that eats both plants and other animals to survive.
Animals that are hunted by other animals for food.
herbivore
An animal that eats plants to survive
Carnivore
An animal that eats other animals to survive.
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Life Science: Chapter 3: Vocabulary
photosynthesis
autotroph
heterotroph
chlorophyll
The process by which a cell captures energy in sunlight and u…
An organism that makes its own food.
An organism that cannot make its own food.
Helps convert sunlight into energy.
photosynthesis
The process by which a cell captures energy in sunlight and u…
autotroph
An organism that makes its own food.
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Life Science Chapter 3
Diffusion
Osmosis
Hypertonic
Hypotonic
movement of molecules going from an area of more molecules to…
Movement of water through a cell membrane
water moves out of a cell
water moves into a cell
Diffusion
movement of molecules going from an area of more molecules to…
Osmosis
Movement of water through a cell membrane
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Reflection
Absorption
Refraction
Transmission
the light energy that bounces off objects
(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is re…
The bending of a wave as it passes at an angle from one mediu…
Describes the passage of shortwave and long wave energy; thro…
Reflection
the light energy that bounces off objects
Absorption
(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is re…
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BJU Life Science - Chapter 3: Cell Structure
cell membrane
selectively permeable membrane
passive transport
diffusion
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters…
A property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
Movement across the cell membrane that does not require energ…
Movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to…
cell membrane
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters…
selectively permeable membrane
A property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
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BJU Life Science Chapter 3: Cell Structure
cell membrane
selectively permeable membrane
passive transport
diffusion
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters…
A property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
Movement across the cell membrane that does not require energ…
Movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to…
cell membrane
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters…
selectively permeable membrane
A property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
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Life Science Chapter 3
What is the difference between a teles…
What are examples of matter not made u…
What contain cells?
According to cell theory, where do cel…
A microscope makes small thing nearby look larger while a tel…
Rocks, aluminum cans, plastic cups (p.81)
All living things (p.81)
All cells are produced from other cells (p.84)
What is the difference between a teles…
A microscope makes small thing nearby look larger while a tel…
What are examples of matter not made u…
Rocks, aluminum cans, plastic cups (p.81)
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Life Science Chapter 3 Lesson 2 Vocabulary
cell differentiation -
stem cell -
tissue -
organ -
when cells develop specific structures to do certain tasks th…
the basic cell structure of an organism before differentiation.
groups of the same specialized cells that work together for a…
a group of different tissues that work together to accomplish…
cell differentiation -
when cells develop specific structures to do certain tasks th…
stem cell -
the basic cell structure of an organism before differentiation.
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Life science chapter 3
Organ systems
organs
tissues
muscle
groups of different organs working together to complete a ser…
groups of tissues working together to perform a particular job
groups of similar cells working together to carry out specifi…
tissue used for movement
Organ systems
groups of different organs working together to complete a ser…
organs
groups of tissues working together to perform a particular job
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Life Science Chapter 3
Chloropasts
What involves a cells' genetic material?
Selectively permeable membranes
If you are looking through a microscop…
Organelles that usually appear green
Nucleus, control center and DNA
They allow only certain molecules to pass through.
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Chloropasts
Organelles that usually appear green
What involves a cells' genetic material?
Nucleus, control center and DNA
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Chapter 3 Vocabulary-Life Science
Prokaryote
Nucleus
Eukaryote
Protists
Unicellular organisms who lack a nucleus. Nucleic acids are n…
A dense area in a cell that contains nucleic acids, the chemi…
Organisms with cells that contain nuclei. Ex: protists, fungi…
Any Eukaryota organism that can't be classified as a plant, f…
Prokaryote
Unicellular organisms who lack a nucleus. Nucleic acids are n…
Nucleus
A dense area in a cell that contains nucleic acids, the chemi…
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Life Science for Chapter 3 & 4
the hereditary material in a cell
organized structures of DNA
during the second stage of the cell cy…
during the third stage of the cell cyc…
DNA
chromosomes
two identical nuclei
cytokinesis
the hereditary material in a cell
DNA
organized structures of DNA
chromosomes
Life Science Chapter 3
selectively permeable
diffusion
osmosis
passive transport
a property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
The process by which molecules move from an area of higher co…
diffusion of water through a selectively permeable membrane
the movement of substances across a cell membrane without the…
selectively permeable
a property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
diffusion
The process by which molecules move from an area of higher co…
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Cell
cell membrane
organelle
nucleus
in biology, the smallest unit that can perform all life proce…
a phospholipid layer that covers a cells surface; acts as a b…
one of the small bodies in a cells cytoplasm that are special…
in a eukaryotic cell, a membrane-bound organelle that contain…
Cell
in biology, the smallest unit that can perform all life proce…
cell membrane
a phospholipid layer that covers a cells surface; acts as a b…
Chapter 3 - Life Science
habitat
predation
symbiosis
population density
the place where a population lives
when one organism hunts and eats another
a specific interaction between two species over a long time
the number of individuals per unit of living space in an envi…
habitat
the place where a population lives
predation
when one organism hunts and eats another
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Chapter 3 Life Science
DNA
Chromosome
Cell Cycle
Interphase
The genetic material found in all living things that contains…
The Physical structure in a cell that contains the cells gene…
The normal sequence of growth, maintience, And division in a…
The period in the cell cycle in which a cell grows, maintains…
DNA
The genetic material found in all living things that contains…
Chromosome
The Physical structure in a cell that contains the cells gene…
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BJU Life Science Chapter 3: Cell Structure
cell membrane
selectively permeable membrane
passive transport
diffusion
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters…
A property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
Movement across the cell membrane that does not require energ…
Movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to…
cell membrane
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters…
selectively permeable membrane
A property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
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BJU 7 Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
cell membrane
selectively permeable membrane
passive transport
diffusion
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters…
A property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
Movement across the cell membrane that does not require energ…
Movement of molecules from an area of higher concentration to…
cell membrane
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters…
selectively permeable membrane
A property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
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*Life Science Chapter 3 Terms
tissue
organ systems
organisms
multicellular
a group of cells that work together to perform a specific job…
a group of organs that works together to perform body functio…
anything that can live on its own.
made of many cells.
tissue
a group of cells that work together to perform a specific job…
organ systems
a group of organs that works together to perform body functio…
Chapter 3 vocabulary-Life Science
cell
cell theory
unicellular
multicellular
the basic unit of structure and function in living things
a widely accepted explanation of the relationship between cel…
made of a single cell
consisting of many cells
cell
the basic unit of structure and function in living things
cell theory
a widely accepted explanation of the relationship between cel…
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
gene
trait
heredity
genetics
the factors that control an organism's traits
the physical characteristics of an organism
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
the scientific study of heredity
gene
the factors that control an organism's traits
trait
the physical characteristics of an organism
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Life Span
Reproduce
Grow
Cell
successive stages of life: birth, growth, reproduction, death.
all new living things come from other living things.
organisms take in nonliving materials to help them grow.
tiny living structures that make up all living things.
Life Span
successive stages of life: birth, growth, reproduction, death.
Reproduce
all new living things come from other living things.
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life science Chapter 3
matter
atoms
nucleus
ions
anything that has mass and takes up space
basic units of a chemical element
the center of an atom
electrically charged atoms
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
atoms
basic units of a chemical element
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Life Science Chapter 3
Mixture (1)
Organic Compound (1)
Enzyme (1)
Inorganic Compound (1)
A combination of substances in which the individual substance…
Compounds that always contain hydrogen and carbon; carbohydra…
A type of protein that regulates nearly all chemical reaction…
Compound, such as H2O2, that is made from elements other than…
Mixture (1)
A combination of substances in which the individual substance…
Organic Compound (1)
Compounds that always contain hydrogen and carbon; carbohydra…
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Microscope
Unicellular Organisms
Multicellular Organisms
Compound Microscope
Cell are visible if viewed through instruments called.
Organisms made up entirely of one cell.
Organisms made up of more than one cell.
A microscope made of two lenses.
Microscope
Cell are visible if viewed through instruments called.
Unicellular Organisms
Organisms made up entirely of one cell.
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BJU Life Science Chapter 3
cell
unicellular
multicellular
energy
Basic unit of life
Made of a single cell
Consisting of many cells
Is the ability to do work
cell
Basic unit of life
unicellular
Made of a single cell
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Life Science 7- Chapter 3
cell cycle growth
centromere
cytokinesis
daughter cells
development, and division
structure that holds sister chromatids together
division of a cell's cytoplasm and contents
two new cells that result from mitosis and cytokinesis
cell cycle growth
development, and division
centromere
structure that holds sister chromatids together
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BJU Life Science, Chapter 3, 4th Edition
cell membrane
selectively permeable membrane
passive transport
diffusion
The thin covering that forms the outer boundary of a cell and…
A membrane that only certain molecules can pass through.
The movement of substances across a cell membrane without the…
A form of passive transport in which molecules move from an a…
cell membrane
The thin covering that forms the outer boundary of a cell and…
selectively permeable membrane
A membrane that only certain molecules can pass through.
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Life Science: Chapter 3 Genetics: The Science of Heredity
heredity
genetics
heterozygous
dominant allele
The passing of traits to parent to offspring.
The scientific study of heredity.
Having two different alleles for a trait.
An allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when th…
heredity
The passing of traits to parent to offspring.
genetics
The scientific study of heredity.
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Life Science - Chapter 3 Vocab (Genetic Basics)
Trait
Heredity
Genetics
Purebred
characteristics passed from parent to offspring
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
branch of science that studies the ways heredity info is pass…
always produces offspring with the same form of traits as the…
Trait
characteristics passed from parent to offspring
Heredity
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
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Life Science Chapter 3
organism
cell
cytoplasm
unicellular organism
A complete living thing.
The tiny, living, structural, and functional unit of all livi…
All the material, except the nucleus, inside a cell.
A living thing composed entirely of one cell.
organism
A complete living thing.
cell
The tiny, living, structural, and functional unit of all livi…
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
ecosystem
producers
consumers
herbivores
all living and non living things in an environment and how th…
make or produce their own food
living things that eat other living things
animals that eat plants
ecosystem
all living and non living things in an environment and how th…
producers
make or produce their own food
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Life Science Chapter 3
selectively permeable
diffusion
osmosis
passive transport
a property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
The process by which molecules move from an area of higher co…
diffusion of water through a selectively permeable membrane
the movement of substances across a cell membrane WITHOUT the…
selectively permeable
a property of cell membranes that allows some substances to p…
diffusion
The process by which molecules move from an area of higher co…
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Life Science Chapter 3
Carnivore
Food Chain
Herbivore
Omnivore
An animal that eats only other animals
The path of food energy in an ecosystem from plants to animals
An animal that eats only plants
An animal that eats both plants and animals
Carnivore
An animal that eats only other animals
Food Chain
The path of food energy in an ecosystem from plants to animals
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Life Science Chapter 3
cell cycle
interphase
sister chromatid
centromere
a cycle of growth, development, and division that occurs in m…
the period during the cell cycle of a cell's growth and devel…
two identical chromosomes that make up a duplicated chromosome
a structure that holds together the sister chromatids
cell cycle
a cycle of growth, development, and division that occurs in m…
interphase
the period during the cell cycle of a cell's growth and devel…
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6th Science Holt Life Science Chapter 3
organ system
organism
structure
function
a part of the body doing a specific job, made of a group of t…
a living thing that has the ability function on its own
the placement of parts in an organism
the normal things an organ does every day
organ system
a part of the body doing a specific job, made of a group of t…
organism
a living thing that has the ability function on its own
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life science chapter 3
Inorganic
Lipids
DNA
Active Transport
Compounds that do not contain Carbon
energy rich organic compounds made of carbon, just like carbo…
genetic material that carries information about an organism a…
Movement of materials through a cell membrane using cellular…
Inorganic
Compounds that do not contain Carbon
Lipids
energy rich organic compounds made of carbon, just like carbo…
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Chapter 3 Life science
Cells
Tissue
Organ
Organ system
Every living thing has at least one!
A group of cells that work together to perform a job in our b…
Two or more tissues work together to perform a task ... Examples…
Our bodies have systems that work together... Examples: digestiv…
Cells
Every living thing has at least one!
Tissue
A group of cells that work together to perform a job in our b…
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Chapter 3 life science
Nucleus anatomy
Nuclear envelope
DNA
RNA
1. Nuclear envelope: or membrane ... 2. Nucleoplasm: gel like su…
Double membrane structure with pores outer membrane is contin…
Double stranded molecule called double helix
Single stranded molecule that has no opposing strand similar…
Nucleus anatomy
1. Nuclear envelope: or membrane ... 2. Nucleoplasm: gel like su…
Nuclear envelope
Double membrane structure with pores outer membrane is contin…
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Cell Membrane
Selctively Permeable Membrane
Passive Transport
Diffusion
the thin covering that forms the outer boundary of a cell and…
a membrane that only certain molecules can pass through
the movement of substances across a cell memebrane without th…
a form of passive transport in which molecules move from an a…
Cell Membrane
the thin covering that forms the outer boundary of a cell and…
Selctively Permeable Membrane
a membrane that only certain molecules can pass through
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Life science chapter 3
Photosynthesis
Autotroph
Heterotroph
Chlorophyll
The process by which plants change energy from the sun, water…
An organism that can do photosynthesis
An organism that cannot do photosynthesis
The pigment in autotrophs that allows them to do photosynthesis
Photosynthesis
The process by which plants change energy from the sun, water…
Autotroph
An organism that can do photosynthesis
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Photosynthesis
Autotroph
Heterotroph
Chlorophyll
The process by which plants and other autotrophs capture and…
An organism that is able to capture energy from sunlight or c…
An organism that cannot make its own food and gets food by co…
A green photosynthetic pigment found in the chloroplasts of p…
Photosynthesis
The process by which plants and other autotrophs capture and…
Autotroph
An organism that is able to capture energy from sunlight or c…
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Life Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Cell Membrane
Selectively Permeable Membrane
Passive Transport
Diffusion
a thin covering that forms the outer boundry of a cell and th…
a membrane that only certain molecules can pass through
the movement of substances across the cell membrane without t…
a form of passive transport in which molecules move from an a…
Cell Membrane
a thin covering that forms the outer boundry of a cell and th…
Selectively Permeable Membrane
a membrane that only certain molecules can pass through
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Chapter 3 - Life Science
Cell
Cell Membrane
Cell wall
endoplasmic reticulum
In biology, the smallest unit that can perform all life proce…
A phospholipid layer that covers a cell's surface; acts as a…
A rigid structure that surround the cell membrane and provide…
A system of membranes that is found in a cell's cytoplasm and…
Cell
In biology, the smallest unit that can perform all life proce…
Cell Membrane
A phospholipid layer that covers a cell's surface; acts as a…
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