Life Processes

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  1. hibernation
    to spend the winter in close quarters in a dormant condition, as bears and certain other animals.
  2. migration
    to pass periodically from one region or climate to another, as certain birds, fishes, and animals
  3. camoflague
    when organisms blend in with their surroundings to hide from predators.
  4. mimicry
    the close external resemblance of an organism, the mimic, to some different organism, the model, such that the mimic benefits from the mistaken identity, as seeming to be unpalatable or harmful.
  5. instinct
    when you do something without thinking about it.
  6. learned behavior
    any behavior that has been taught to you
  7. structual adaptation
    learning to adapt to your characteristics
  8. behavioral adaptation
    what you have to do to survive
  9. plant strctures
    parts of a plant that helps the plant grow
  10. stamen
    the part of the plant that creates pollen
  11. sepal
    the leaf-like part of the plant that protects the flower bud, and is usually green
  12. ovary
    the female part of a flower where egg cells are developed.
  13. pistil
    the part of a flower that makes the eggs that grow into seeds.
  14. embryo
    the tiny part of a seed that can grow into a new plant.
  15. photosynthesis
    the way in which green plants trap the sun's energy and use it to make food in the form of glucose.
  16. chlorophyll
    the part in a plant cell that makes the plant green.
  17. carbon dioxide
    the chemical which plants take in before releasing oxygen
  18. dormant
    the process in which plants are
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