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Species
A goup of organisms that can mate with each other and produce offspring which can also mate and reproduce.
Autotroph
An organism that makes its own food.
fertilization
The joining of female egg and male sperm.
adaptation
A characteristic that helps an organism survive in its environment or reproduce.
carnivore
An animal that eats only other animals.
prey
An animal that a predator feeds upon. IE: Lion eats gazelle (gazelle is the prey)
phylum
One of about 35 major groups into which biologists classify members of the animal kingdom.
vertebrate
An animal that has a backbone.
heterotroph
An orginism that can not make
food for itself, and must obtain food by eating other organisms.
sexual reproduction
The process by which a new organism forms from the joining of two sex cells.
asexual reproduction
The process by which a single organism produces a new organism identical to itself.
herbivore
An animal that eats only plants.
omnivore
An animal tat eats both plants and animals.
invertebrate
An animal that does not have a backbone.
bilateral summetry
Line systmmerty the quality of being divisible into two halves that are mirror images.
Radial symmetry
The quality of having many lines of symmetry that all pass through a central point.(p24)
Larva
The immature form of an animal that looks very different from the adult.(p.30)
Cnidarian
Animals whose stinging cells are used to capture their prey an defend themselves, and who take their food into a hollow central cavity. (p.31)
Polyp
The cnidarian body plan characterized by a vaselike shape and which is usually adapted for life attached to an underwater surface. (p.31)
Medusa
The cnidarian body plan characterized by a bowl shpe and which is adapted for a freeswimming life.(p.32)
Regeneration
The ability of an organism to regrow body parts. (p.36)
Parasite
An organism that lives inside or on another organism and takes food from the organism in or on which it lives.(36)
Host
An organism that provides food to a parasite that lives on or inside it. (p36)
Anus
The opening at the end of an orgaism's digestive system through which wastes exit. Where you poop from. (p 39)