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Plants use _____ to convert sunlight into food.
photosynthesis
Most plants that do not use seeds for reproduction use ___________ instead.
spores
The movement of particles through a cell membrane is known as __________.
diffusion
When water passes through a cell membrane, it is known as _____.
osmosis
The heart, the liver, the lungs, and the skin are all examples of ____________.
organs
Pines, cedars, and redwoods are ___________, producing naked seeds that lack the protective covering of a fruit.
gymnosperms
Animals and plants are two of the five _______ that comprise all known life on Earth.
kingdoms
The unit of heredity for a single trait is a __________.
gene
An individual's ________ determines all of the inherited traits than an individual possesses.
DNA
The plant tissue that carries food materials downward from the leaves to the rest of the plant is the __________.
phloem
Is the nucleus a cell, an organ, an organelle, or a nucleotide?
organelle
Do clams, snails, and crabs belong to vertebrates, invertebrates, monerans, or protists?
invertebrates
What is the function of the vacuole in a single-celled organism?
It attracts food and water into the cell and delivers them throughout, or expels them, as required.
A fruit is an example of ___________.
an angiosperm
A mushroom belongs to the __________ kingdom.
fungi