characteristics and classification of living organisms

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Definition of respiration
The chemical reactions in cells that break down nutrient molecules and release energy for metabolism
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What is classification traditionally based on?
morphology and anatomy
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What is used as a more accurate mean of classification?
sequences of bases in DNA and of amino acids.
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Define species
A group of organisms that can reproduce to produce fertile offspring.
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Define and describe the binomial system
the scientific name of an organism is made up of a genus and species
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List the features in an animal cell
cytoplasm, cell mebrane, DNA, ribosomes, enzymes
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List the 5 animal kingdoms
Animal, Plant, Fungus, Prokaryote, Protoctist
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List the main features of viruses
A protein coat and genetic material
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