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Adapted
Changed to adjust to new conditions, Organisms adapt to changes in their environment .
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Cell
The basic unit from which living things are made.
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Cell Membrane
A structure that surrounds the cell and controls what goes in or out.
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Cell Wall
Structure surrounding plant cells giving support.
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Cervix
The neck of the uterus.
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Chromosome
Long strand of DNA found in the nucleus of a cell.
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Cilia
Small hairs on the surface of some cells that wave to keep mucus moving.
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Classification
Arranging organisms into groups according to similar features.
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competition
When organisms in a habitat compete for limited resources .
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Cytoplasm
The jelly like substance that fills a cell and contains most got the cells chemical reactions.
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Digestive system
The chemical break down of food.
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Embryo
Early stage in development of a new organisms.
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Environment
The surroundings in which an organisms live.
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Extinct
When a species dies out completely.
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Evolution
The gradual change of the characteristics of an organisms over time.
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Fertilisation
When Male and female sex cells join together.
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Food Chain
The sequence of organisms through which energy flows.
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Food web
A number of interconnected food chains.
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Habitat
A region of the environment where a particular type of organisms live.
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Hormone
Chemical that co-ordinates body processes.
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Key
A biologica table or chart that helps in the identification of living things .
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Membrane
A thin skin or outer surface of a cell.
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Menopause
When a woman stops ovulating and her menstrual cycle no longer occurs.
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Menstrual Cycle
A series of days lasting 28 days in the female reproductive system. It includes the production of an egg cell and the replacement of the lining of the uterus.
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Menstruation
When the lining of the uterus and a little blood pass out of the ****** as part of the menstrual cycle.
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Mitochondria
Structures in the cytoplasm of cells when respiration occurs.
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Muscle
Tissue that can contract.
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Natural Selection
When organisms are best adapted to their environment survive to pass on their genes to their offspring.
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Nucleus
Structure that contains DNA and controls the cell.
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Oestrogen
A sex hormone that helps control the menstrual cycle and maintain female characteristics.
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Organisms
A living individual, which can carry out the seven life processes.
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Ovary
Female reproductive organ. Produces egg cells in plans and human.
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Oviduct
Egg tube .
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Ovulation
Release of an egg cell from an ovary in women.
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Ovum
Egg cell.
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Penis
An organ in the male that is used for reproduction.
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Placenta
An organ that attaches to the inside of the uterus and allows the fetus to collect of and oxygen from the mother, and get rid of waste.
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Progesterone
A sex hormone that is found in women and prepares the reproductive organs for pregnancy.
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Root Hair Cell
Specialised plant cell for absorption of water and minerals from the soil.
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Scrotum
The bag of skin that contains testes.
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Semen
A mixture of sperm cells and fluids released by men during sexual activity.
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Sperm
The male sex cell.
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Sperm Duct
Tube that carries sperm from the testes to the urethera.
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Testes
Organs that produce sperm cells.
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Testosterone
Male hormone
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Tissue
A group of the same cells all doing the same function
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Umbilical Cord
Carries food , oxygen and waste between the placenta and the growing fetus.
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Urethra
Tube leading from the bladder to outside the body.
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Uterus
Organ in females in which a baby develops.
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Vagina
Tube in females. The penis is placed here during sexual intercourse.
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