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what are the five kingdoms?
animalia,plantae,prokaryotes,fungi,protoctists
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which kingdoms have multicellular organisms?
fungi,animalia,plantae
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which kingdoms have organisms with a cell wall?
plantae,fungi,prokaryotes,protoctists
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which kingdom has organisms that feed heterotrophically?
anamalia
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what does saprophytic mean?
A saprophyte or saprotroph is an organism which gets its energy from dead organic matter. This may be decaying pieces of plants or animals
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which kingdom has organisms which contain chlorophyll?
plantae
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what is the main characteristic of the phylum chordata?
notochord provides skeletal support, gives the phylum its name, and develops into the vertebral column in vertebrates
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what are the three ways organisms can absorb oxygen?
breathing, haemoglobin and phtosythasis
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how can vertebrates be classified according to their thermoregulation?
pokiliotherm, homeotherm
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what is the definition of species?
a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding
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name two extreme environments?
polar regions and deserts
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name two types of variation
height and weight
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what is inside the nucleus?
protons neutrons and electrons
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what are alleles?
each of two or more alternative forms of a gene that arise by mutation and are found at the same place on a chromosome.
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what does dominant mean?
dominant allele always shows, even if the individual only has one copy of the allele.
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what does recessive mean?
relating to or denoting heritable characteristics controlled by genes which are expressed in offspring only when inherited from both parents
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what does homozygous mean?
two of the same allele
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what does heterozygous mean?
having one each of two different alleles
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what is your phenotype?
The genotype is the set of genes in our DNA which is responsible for a particular trait. The phenotype is the physical expression, or characteristics, of that trait
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what is your genotype
The genotype is the set of genes in our DNA which is responsible for a particular trait
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