Flashcards - TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Taxonomic Systems

Flashcards - TExMaT Master Science Teacher 8-12: Taxonomic Systems
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photosynthesis
Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel the organisms' activities
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photons
A photon is an elementary particle, the quantum of all forms of electromagnetic radiation including light
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heterotrophs
A heterotroph is an organism that cannot fix carbon and uses organic carbon for growth
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morphology
In linguistics, morphology is the study of words, how they are formed, and their relationship to other words in the same language
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speciation
Speciation is the evolutionary process by which reproductively isolated biological populations evolve to become distinct species
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speciation
Speciation is the evolutionary process by which reproductively isolated biological populations evolve to become distinct species
morphology
In linguistics, morphology is the study of words, how they are formed, and their relationship to other words in the same language
heterotrophs
A heterotroph is an organism that cannot fix carbon and uses organic carbon for growth
photons
A photon is an elementary particle, the quantum of all forms of electromagnetic radiation including light
photosynthesis
Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel the organisms' activities
mutation
In biology, a mutation is the permanent alteration of the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism, virus, or extrachromosomal DNA or other genetic elements
habitat
A habitat is an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by a particular species of animal, plant, or other type of organism
Coevolution
In biology, coevolution occurs when changes in species' genetic compositions reciprocally affect each other’s evolution
gradualism
Gradualism, from Latin gradus , is a hypothesis, a theory or a tenet assuming that change comes about gradually or that variation is gradual in nature
Parallel evolution
Parallel evolution is the development of a similar trait in related, but distinct, species descending from the same ancestor, but from different clades
structural adaptation
In biology, an adaptation, also called an adaptive trait, is a trait with a current functional role in the life of an organism that is maintained and evolved by means of natural selection

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