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what does life science mean?
Any of several branches of science, such as biology, medicine, anthropology, or ecology, that deal with living organisms and their organization, life processes, and relationships to each other and their environment. Also called bioscience.
science that is all about your evironment, and life
what does ecosystem mean?
the complex of a community and its environment functioning as an ecological unit in nature
an animal habitat
What does hereditary mean?
Transmitted or capable of being transmitted genetically from parent to offspring: a hereditary disease.
genetically transmuted
What does environment mean?
The complex of social and cultural conditions affecting the nature of an individual or community.
a habitat
What does Gene mean?
a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain
What does Chromosome mean?
a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain
What does dna mean?
A nucleic acid that carries the genetic information in the cell and is capable of self-replication and synthesis of RNA
What Are the parts of plant cells?
a way in which food is made for a plant cell.
cellular respiration
The series of metabolic processes by which living cells produce energy