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if two atoms have different numbers of neutrons in thier nuclei then they are different?
chemical reactions involve exchanges of what?
Ionic bonds occur when electrons are
a covalent bond occurs when electrons are
a solution with a ph of 14 is?
the universal solvent in which all biochemical reactions take place is where
are hydrocarbons biological compounds? Why or why not?
no because they are toxic
name two types of living cells and state the criteria for separation
prokaryote & eukaryote
the stable internal environment which must be maintained by all living cells is called
scientific term for diseases
malaria is vectored by what animal
zoology specializes in the study of what
botany specializes in the study of what
animal phylum ___________ has the greatest number of species in the animal kingdom
beetles and flies are what?
all arthropods are
All tetrapods are
the animal phylum referred to as parazoa is
a circulatory system in which the fluid is NOT ALWAYS contained within the blood vessels is said to be
a circulatory system in which the fluid is ALWAYS contained within the blood vessels is said to be
vertebrates have have an
cephalopods come from Pyhylum ______?
with respect to obtaining energy all animals are______
all true animals are organized at this level or higher
the combination of alleles, situated on corresponding chromosomes, that determines a specific trait of an individual
any observable characteristic or trait of an organism:
an individual having identical alleles for a trait
an individual having different alleles for a trait
Carolus Linnaeus is famous for what contribution to science
a phylogeny is a scientific reference to a series of what?
biologists classify all organisms according to what relationships
how are the wings of birds and those of insects related to one another
the minimum amount of energy required to start achemical reaction is the ______ energy
The monosaccharide that is blood sugar in vertebrates is____. the disarccharide that constitutes table sugar is____
order display of pair chromosomes
series of enzyme mediated reaction within a living cell
feedback which STABILIZES a system is called ______ feedback
feedback that DESTABILIZES a system is called_____ feedback
the only vertebrates that chew their food are?
animals that only eat meat
example: cats, dogs, etc
animal who eats both meat and veggies
animal who eats only plants vegetarian
all fungi (with respect to obtaining energey) are?
the largest order of placenta mammals contains
monotremes differ from other mammals in what respect?
they are oviperous (lays eggs)
marsupials differ from placental mammals in what respect
mammals such as canines and felines are from the mammalian order containing
which groups of vertebrates have skeletons of cartilage
sharks, lampreys, hagfish
the first tetrapods were?
which vertebrates have four-chambered hearts
birds and mammals
which vertebrates have two-chamber hearts
which vertebrates have three-chambered hearts
reptiles & amphibians
what reptiles have circulatory systems very similar to birds and mammals
hagfishes and lampreys are classes as _______ fishes
vertebrates that keep warm from environment
vertebrates that are warmblooded keep themselves warm
name three classes of true land animals
reptiles, birds, mammals
the first vertebrates were fishes of what type
rattlesnakes, cottonmouths, and copperheads are called pit vipers because of what adaption
heat sensory organs
mammalian order cetacea contains what animals
whales, dolphins, etc
the only animals that provide milk for its offspring are
a hybrid animals that is result of cross between a mare and jackass is called?
the first geologic time period of the paleozoic era was the?
the last geologic time period of the paleozoic era was the
name three adaptions that birds have to faciliate flight
light bones, feathers, adaptive respiratory system
birds are in class what?
which vertebrates have gills and are aquatic or marine throughout life cycle
the name "amphibian" literally means?
all vertebrates are from which phylum
the first amniotes were the
the very largest marine animals such as the blue whale and whale shark feed on what?
the fossil records show that the first tetrapods appeared during the _______ time period
are birds more closely related to crocodiles or mammals?
food fishes such as salmon and tuna are from what group of fishes
all plants that produce flowers are
mosses are classifies as
pines and firs are?
pores of the leaf
what is the function of vascular plant tissue called xylem?
distributes water and dissolves minerals
what is the function of the vascular plant tissue called phloem?
what is a plant cuticle
a thick waxy covering produced by epidermal cells to cover and protect