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biosphere
consists of all parts of the planet that are inhabited by living things
ecosystem
community of living things in an area, along with nonliving features of the environment that support the living community
organism
individual living things
cell
life's basic units of structure and function
DNA
chemical responsible for inheritance
gene
units of inheritances stranded along the length of each DNA molecule
species
distinct form of life
domain
broadest category in classifying life forms
unicellular
organisms that have their entire body consisting of one cell.
prokaryotic cell
cells without nuclei
eukaryotic cell
cells with nuclei thta separate DNA from the rest of the cell
multicellular
organisms made of many cells
system
complex organization formed from a simpler combination of parts
photosynthesis
process by which plants make food
producer
organisms that produce their own food and always lowest on the food chain
biosphere
consists of all parts of the planet that are inhabited by living things
ecosystem
community of living things in an area, along with nonliving features of the environment that support the living community
organism
individual living things
cell
life's basic units of structure and function
DNA
chemical responsible for inheritance
gene
units of inheritances stranded along the length of each DNA molecule
species
distinct form of life
domain
broadest category in classifying life forms
unicellular
organisms that have their entire body consisting of one cell.
prokaryotic cell
cells without nuclei
eukaryotic cell
cells with nuclei thta separate DNA from the rest of the cell
multicellular
organisms made of many cells
system
complex organization formed from a simpler combination of parts
photosynthesis
process by which plants make food
producer
organisms that produce their own food and always lowest on the food chain