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GENE
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
UNICELLULAR
A type of organism that is made up of a single cell.
CLASSIFICATION
The process of grouping things based on their similarities.
MUTATION
A change in a gene or chromosome.
MITOSIS
The stage of the cell cycle during which the cell’s nucleus divides into two new nuclei and one copy of the DNA is distributed into each daughter cell.
MEIOSIS
The process that occurs in sex cells (sperm and egg) by which the number of chromosomes is reduced by half.
CUTICLE
The waxy, waterproof layer that covers the leaves and stems of some plants.
FLAGELLUM
A long, whiplike structure that helps a unicellular organism move.
ALLELES
The different forms of a gene.
ROBOSOME
A tiny structure in the cytoplasm of a cell where proteins are made.
NEUTRAL
when mutation has no affect on an organism
MOVE
a fungus like protists has the ability to move at some point in its life
OXYGEN
main difference between resperation and fermentation
HYDROCHLORIC ACID
An acid produced in the stomach which helps the body digest food
HYDROGYN
the lightest element in the universe, composed of one proton and one electron
PENICILLIN
A substance which fights bacteria.
FIDDLEHEAD
tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes