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BASIC LIFE FUNCTIONS of ORGANISMS

Vocabulary, vocabulary, vocabulary .

This is the 'typical' vocabulary from Unit one of your biology manual. (Manual, you know, the white folder thing your teacher gave you & told you to use & and not take home.)  After you have read & studied your notes, quiz yourself with the matching exercises below.
 
 

LIFE FUNCTIONS - VOCABULARY

WORD BANK : Group 1
 
ABSORPTION
ASSIMILATION
CIRCULATION
DIFFERENTIATION
DIGESTION
EGESTION
EXCRETION
GROWTH
INGESTION
METABOLISM
NUTRITION
RESPIRATION
REGULATION
REPRODUCTION
SYNTHESIS

1. OBTAINING & THEN CHANGING MATERIALS INTO FORMS AN ORGANISM CAN USE
2. TAKING IN FOOD FROM THE ENVIRONMENT
3. THE BREAKDOWN OF COMPLEX FOOD MATERIALS INTO FORMS THE ORGANISM CAN USE
4. ELIMINATION OF INDIGESTIBLE MATERIAL
5. PROCESS BY WHICH SUBSTANCES ARE TAKEN INTO THE CELLS OF AN ORGANISM
6. PROCESS BY WHICH MATERIALS ARE DISTRIBUTED (MOVED) THROUGHOUT THE ORGANISM
7. RELEASE OF CHEMICAL ENERGY FROM CERTAIN NUTRIENTS
8. CHEMICAL COMBINATION OF SIMPLE SUBSTANCES TO FORM COMPLEX SUBSTANCES
9. INCORPORATION OF MATERIALS INTO THE BODY OF AN ORGANISM
10. INCREASE IN SIZE
11. PROCESS BY WHICH CELLS BECOME SPECIALIZED FOR SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS
12. REMOVAL OF METABOLIC WASTES
13. PROCESS BY WHICH ORGANISMS MAINTAIN A STABLE INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT
14. PROCESS BY WHICH ORGANISMS PRODUCE NEW ORGANISMS OF THEIR OWN KIND
15. THE SUM TOTAL OF ALL THE CHEMICAL REACTIONS OCCURRING WITHIN THE CELLS OF AN ORGANISM


Group 1 Answers (no peaking !)
 
 












WORD BANK : Group 2
 
AEROBIC
ANAEROBIC
ASEXUAL
AUTOTROPHIC NUTRITION
BIOLOGY
CELL
HETEROTROPHIC NUTRITION
HOMEOSTASIS
NUTRIENTS
ORGANISM
SEXUAL
TRANSPORT

1. STUDY OF LIVING THINGS
2. ANY INDIVIDUAL LIVING THING
3. SMALLEST LIVING UNIT
4. REPRODUCTION INVOLVING ONLY ONE PARENT, PRODUCES GENETICALLY IDENTICAL OFFSPRING
5. REPRODUCTION INVOLVING THE COMBINATION OF TWO SEX CELLS (EGG & SPERM)
6. TERM FOR A STABLE (BALANCED) INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT
7. RESPIRATION THAT REQUIRES OXYGEN
8. RESPIRATION THAT DOES NOT REQUIRE OXYGEN
9. ABSORPTION & CIRCULATION
10. SUBSTANCES AN ORGANISM NEEDS FOR ENERGY, GROWTH, REPAIR, OR MAINTENANCE
11. ORGANSIMS OBTAINS ITS NUTRIENTS FROM THE ENVIRONMENT
12. ORGANISM CAN MAKE ITS OWN FOOD USING MATERIALS IN ITS ENVIRONMENT


Group 2 Answers
 
 


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LIFE FUNCTIONS - VOCABULARY ANSWERS

Group 1 : ANSWERS
1. nutrition
2. ingestion
3. digestion
4. egestion (study hint : digestive wastes eliminated ---> i.e. pooping)
5. absorption
6. circulation
7. respiration
8. synthesis
9. assimilation
10. growth
11. differentiation (study hint : cells become different ---> differentiation)
12. excretion (hint : metabolic wastes exit ---> excretion)
13. regulation
14. reproduction
15. metabolism

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GROUP 2 : ANSWERS
1. biology
2. organism
3. cell
4. asexual reproduction
5. sexual reproduction
6. homeostasis
7. aerobic respiration
8. anaerobic
9. transport
10. nutrients
11. heterotrophic nutrition
12. autotrophic nutrition

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