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  1. evolution
    to change or evolve
  2. natural selection
    organisms with favorable traits
  3. artificial selection
    humans get involved and decide what traits are the most favorable
  4. charecterstics of life
    • 1)composed of cells 
    • 2)maintains homeostasis
    • 3)reproduce 
    • 4)uses energy 
    • 5)responds to stimuli 
    • 6)shows levels of organizations
    • 7)grows and develops
  5. 1)cell structure and function
    • cell basic units of life
    • can be unicellular (1 cell)
    • or multicellular (many cells)
  6. 2)stability and homeostasis
    • organisms must maintain very stable internal conditions - homeostasis
    • ex. temp, water content, chemical content
  7. 3)reproduction
    • all living this must be able to reproduce
    • sexually or asexually
  8. 4)energy use
    • uses energy in a process called metabolism
    • sum of all chemical processes
    • require energy to maintain their molecular and cellular organization

    • autotrophs - makes energy
    • heterotrophs - consume energy
  9. 5) responsivness
    • responds to stimuli in the external environment
    • detect and respond to changes in light, heat, sound and chemical and mechanical contact
  10. 6)organization
    • organized at both the molecular and cellular levels
    • take in substances from the enviroment and organize them in complex ways
  11. 7)growth and devolpment
    • growth occurs as the result of cell division and cell enlargement 
    • development - is the process by which an adult organism rise
  12. a or an
    not or non
  13. meso
    middle
  14. endo
    inside, inner
  15. aero
    needing oxygen or air
  16. anti
    against
  17. arth
    joint, jointed
  18. auto
    self
  19. bio
    related to life
  20. chloro
    green
  21. cyto
    cell
  22. di
    double or two
  23. mono
    singular or one
  24. geo
    relating to earth
  25. epi
    above
  26. exo
    outter
  27. gastro
    stomach
  28. hemo
    blood
  29. hetero
    different
  30. homo
    same
  31. macro
    large
  32. micro
    small
  33. multi
    many
  34. photo
    pertaining to life
  35. pre
    before
  36. lipo
    pertaining to fat
  37. poly
    many
  38. -cyst
    pouch
  39. -derm
    skin, layer
  40. -saccharide
    sugar
  41. -itis
    inflammation
  42. -logy
    study of
  43. -meter
    measurement
  44. -osis
    condition
  45. -phase
    stage
  46. -phage
    eater
  47. -pod
    foot
  48. -stasis
    stationary condition
  49. -lysis
    to break
  50. -synthesis
    to build or make

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