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Intro College Level Biology Vocabulary
What is the dicscipline of organizing living things into a framework?
A population (or group of populations) of individuals capable of interbredding is called what?
A subdivision of
that involves the actual process of naming and classifying individual species.
A subdivision of systematics that involves reconstructing evolutionary history and relationships.
Linnaeus classification system: Kingdom, Phylum (or Division), Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
A group of (one or more) organisms
Conains a generic name followed by a specific epithet.
Different structures that exhibit internal similarities so striking they suggest a common evolutionary origin.
A structure becomes modified as a population adapts to a new environment. Example: Birds wing to human arm.
Structures that appear similar, but after closer inspection, are actually much unrelated.
The process of adaptation that causes DIFFERENT structures to assume similar function.
Section of a clidistic tree in which an ancestor and ALL of decendants are represented.
A model of phylogenetic descent expressed graphically as a tree rooted in an ancestral species.
A complex Arrangement of lenses that offers magnification and resolution
Slide is held on a _______ of the microscope
The viewer looks through the ______ of the microscope
Ocular, or eyepiece
Microscope with one eyepiece
Two eyepice microscope
Special binocular microscope with large working space beneath objective
Photograph taken my microscope
The lenses are ________ so they stay focused switching from lenses.
Amount of light let in is controlled by the _________.
Membrane bound parts within a cell
Eukaryotic Plant cells contain additional: ______ & ______
Cell walls and chloroplasts