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Flashcards - The Five Kingdoms of Living Organisms

Flashcards - The Five Kingdoms of Living Organisms
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true ferns
A fern is a member of a group of about 10,560 known extant species of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers
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pteridophyta
Pteridophytes or Pteridophyta, in the broad interpretation of the term , are vascular plants that reproduce and disperse via spores
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bryophyte
Bryophyte is a traditional name used to refer to all embryophytes that are non-vascular plants, namely the mosses, hornworts, and liverworts
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cell walls
A cell wall is a structural layer that surrounds most types of cells, situated outside the cell membrane
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Mycorrhiza
A mycorrhiza is a symbiotic association composed of a fungus and roots of a vascular plant
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decompose
Decomposition is the process by which organic substances are broken down into much simpler forms of matter
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methanogens
Methanogens are microorganisms that produce methane as a metabolic byproduct in anoxic conditions
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methanogens
Methanogens are microorganisms that produce methane as a metabolic byproduct in anoxic conditions
decompose
Decomposition is the process by which organic substances are broken down into much simpler forms of matter
Mycorrhiza
A mycorrhiza is a symbiotic association composed of a fungus and roots of a vascular plant
cell walls
A cell wall is a structural layer that surrounds most types of cells, situated outside the cell membrane
bryophyte
Bryophyte is a traditional name used to refer to all embryophytes that are non-vascular plants, namely the mosses, hornworts, and liverworts
pteridophyta
Pteridophytes or Pteridophyta, in the broad interpretation of the term , are vascular plants that reproduce and disperse via spores
true ferns
A fern is a member of a group of about 10,560 known extant species of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers
Annelida
The annelids , also known as the ringed worms or segmented worms, are a large phylum, with over 17,000 extant species including ragworms, earthworms, and leeches
Echinodermata
Echinoderm is the common name given to any member of the phylum Echinodermata of marine animals
Mollusca
The molluscs compose the large phylum of invertebrate animals known as the Mollusca
phyla
In biology, a phylum is a taxonomic rank below kingdom and above class
Platyhelminthes
The flatworms, flat worms, Platyhelminthes, Plathelminthes, or platyhelminths are a phylum of relatively simple bilaterian, unsegmented, soft-bodied invertebrates
chordata
Chordates are animals possessing a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail for at least some period of their life cycles
vertebrates
Vertebrates /ˈvÉœË?rtáµ»bráµ»ts/ comprise all species of animals within the subphylum Vertebrata /-É‘Ë?/
Amphibia
Amphibians are ectothermic, tetrapod vertebrates of the class Amphibia

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