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17 Cards in this Set

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What is a stimulus?
A drug that speed up the activity in the central nervous system-change in organism's environment that affects the activity of an organism.
What are carbohydrates?
A biochemical composed of one or more simple sugars bonded together used to store energy- group of compounds made of sugars.
What is homosteosais?
The maintenance of a stable internal environment.
Transmission of characteristics from one generation to the next-passing of traits from parent to offspring.
Chemical activities of an organism necessary for life-A membrane covered structured that contains all of the materials necessary for life.
Nucleic Acis
Stores info. needed to build energy proteins made up of subunits called nucleotides.
An organism that eats producers or other organisms for energy.
Organism that breaks down the nutrients of dead organisms or wastes for food.
A type of lipid molecule that forms much of a cells membrane.
Proteins that speed up certain chemical reactions.
Acid, heridity material that controls all activities of a cell- molecule that provides instructions for making proteins.
Organism that can produce its own food usually by using the energy from sunlight to make sugar.
Asexual reproduction
reproduction in which a single parent produces offspring that are identical to the parent.
Type of biochemical including fats, oils that does not disolve in water.
Large molecule made up of amino acids.
Adensovive Triphosphate the molecule that provides energy for a cell's activity-energy in food is transferred to this molecule
Sexual Reproduction
Reproduction in which two parents are necessary to produce offspring that share characteristics of both parents.