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A to Z: Life Science Review

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S: A to Z: Life Science Review by Sam Hildestad

BC: A to Z: Life Science Review Book By: Sam Hildestad Hour 2, Life Science, Ellefson

FC: A to Z: Life Science Review By: Sam Hildestad Hour 2 (Ellefson)

1: A is for Asexual Reproduction | Asexual reproduction: The kind of reproduction in which it is not necessary to have two parents to produce offspring. The reproduction of single-celled organisms through fission, and the production of spores in some plants and plantlike organisms, are examples of asexual reproduction.

2: B is for Biology | Biology: The study of living things

3: C is for Cnidarians. | Cnidarians: Carnivores with stinging tentacles that capture prey and help in defense

4: D is for Dinosaur. | A large scaly reptile, the largest land mammals to live who were carnivorous and herbivorous, some are the reptiles of birds

5: E is for the Excretory System | Excretory System: The systems that excrete wastes from the body. The main organs of the excretory system are the kidneys, ureters, urethra, and urinary bladder.

6: F is for Fight Of Flight | Fight or Flight: The body's reaction to adrenaline prepares you to either fight the stress or run away

7: G is for the Galapagos Islands | A group of islands located 600 miles west of Ecuador

8: H is for Herbivores. | Herbivores: An animal that only consumes organisms that do photosynthesis

9: I is for Incisors. | Incisors: The teeth in your mouth used for biting prey

10: J is for Joints. | Joints: Where two or more bones meet, allowing you to move

11: K is for Karyotype. | Karyotype: A picture of all your chromosomes all paired in a line, lined from longest to shortest

12: L is for Larva. | Larva: The immature, wingless, feeding stage of an insect that undergoes metamorphosis

13: M is for Monotremes | Monotremes: Mammals that lay eggs

14: N is for Neumonic Device | Neumonic Device: A sentence that has the first letter of each word stand for a different word

15: O is for Oxygen | Oxygen: A colorless, odorless gas element, which is number eight on the periodic table

16: P is for Placenta Placenta: the organ in most mammals, formed in the lining of the uterus by the union of the uterine mucous membrane with the membranes of the fetus, that provides for the nourishment of the fetus and the elimination of its waste products.

17: Q is for Quadricep | Quadricep: A large muscle at the back of the leg

18: R is for Red Blood Cell Red Blood Cell: Special cells that carry oxygen to your cells

19: S is for Sperm Cell. | Sperm cell: The male sex cell

20: T is for Toads | Toads: An amphibian with bumpy dry skin

21: U is for Ureters | Ureters: The tubes where urine flows from the kidneys to the bladder

22: V is for Vertebrates | Vertebrates: Animals that have a backbone or spinal cord

23: W is for Water Vascular System | Water Vascular System: Fluid-filled tubes inside and echinoderm's body that fill with water and contract water into their tube feet

24: X is for X-Ray | X-Ray: A picture of your bones that'll show where a fracture might be

25: Y is for Yeast | Yeast: any of various small, single-celled fungi of the phylum Ascomycota that reproduce by fission or budding, the daughter cells often remaining attached, and that are capable of fermenting carbohydrates into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

27: Z is for Zygote. | Zygote: When two cells create, this is the new cell

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  • Title: A to Z: Life Science Review
  • A project for my life science class, with an a to z of things we learned about this year! Enjoy my second mixbook.
  • Tags: a to z, life, review, science
  • Published: over 8 years ago