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ingestion
taking in food
Digestion
processing of food
transportation
the movement of materials throughout an organism
resoiration
process in which energy is released from the body by oxidation.
excretion
the removal of metabolic waste
synthesis
the process that combines smaller molecules to make larger molecules
groth
the increase in size of an organism
Regulation
the control and coordination of body responses
reproduction
the ability to produce more of your species *not esential to the organism*
matabolism
the sum of all of the life processes
homeostasis
maintaining a stable internal enviornment even if external enviornment charges
compound microscope
2 lenses and light sorce, up to 1000x
binocular microscope
2 eye peices, 3D, up to 40x
electron microscope
electromagnets are used, up to 200,000x
sanning electron microscope
surface, low x
ultracentrifuge
a hight speed spinning thing that separates parts of a cell
tissue culture
maintains liviing cells for study outside the body in a nutrient culture medium
manipulated (independent) variable
variable that is deliberatly changed
responding (dependent) variable
the variable that is observed and changes om responce to the manipulated variable
theory
a well tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations
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