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37 Cards in this Set

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circulatory system
the organ system that moves through the body
respiratory system
the organ sysstem that brings oxygen to body cells and removes waste gas
excretory system
the organ system that removes liquid waste
digestive system
the organ system that breaks down food for fuel
skeleton system
the organ system made up of bones
muscular system
the organ system made up of muscles that move bones
nervous system
the organ system that controls all other body systems
is a process of changes during certain animals'development
life cycle
the stages of an animal's growth and change
life span
how long an animal can be expected to live
asexual reproduction
produces offspring with only one parent
ual reproduction
produces offspring with two parents
the passing of traits from parent to offspring
blending with surroundings
a trait that helps an organism survive
when one organism imitates the traits of another
inherited behavior
a behavior that is inborn, not learned
a pattern of behavior
learned behavior
behavior that is not inborn
static electricity
a buildup of electrical charge
when a buildup of electrical charge empties into something
a material through which electricity flows easily
a material through which electricity does not flow
a complete path that electricity can move through
current electricity
a moving electrical charge
closed circuit
a complete circuit
open circuit
an imcomplete circuit
a material through which electricity has difficulty flowing
short circuit
when too much current flows through a conductor
a device that can open or close a circuit
series circuit
a circuit in which the current must flow through one bulb in order to flow through the other
parallel circuit
a circuit in which each bulb is connected to the cell separately
a device that keeps too much electric current from flowing through wires
circuit breaker
a switch that protects circuits from dangerously high currents
one of two ends of a magnet; where a magnet's pull is strongest
magnetic field
a region of magnetic force around a magnet
a temporary magnet created when current flows through wire wrapped in coils around an iron bar