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Vertebrate
Having a backbone or spinal column
Invertebrate
Lacking a backbone or spinal column; not vertebrate
Multicellular
Having or consisting of many cells
Embryo
An organism in its early stages of development, especially before it has reached a distinctively recognizable form
Tissue
An aggregation of morphologically similar cells and associated intercellular matter acting together to perform one or more specific functions in the body
Organ
A differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function
Consumer
A heterotrophic organism that ingests other organisms or organic matter in a food chain
Predator
An organism that lives by preying on other organisms
Prey
An animal hunted or caught for food; quarry
Camouflage
Concealment by disguise or protective coloring
Innate Behavior
Behavior that is influenced by genes and does not depend on learning
Migrate
To change location periodically, especially by moving seasonally from one region to another
Hibernation
the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
Estivation
A state of dormancy or torpor during the summer
Biological Clock
An internal control of natural cycles