Classification

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Kingdoms
used in classification and refers to the largest grouping of organisms which have characteristics in common
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chordata
a phylum of animals that all have a supporting rod (spinal chord / back bone)
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oviparous
animals that lay eggs, the embryo does not develop inside the mother's body e.g. birds
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viviparous
animals that give birth to live young e.g. humans
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Poikilotherms
cold blooded. Animals body temperature fluctuates
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Hometherm
Warm blooded. Animals body temperature remains constant
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Multicellular
Organism made up of many cells
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Unicellular
Organism made of up one cell only e.g. bacteria
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Saprophytic
Feeding from dead organic matter
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fertile
organisms that are able to reproduce to have young
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infertile
organisms that cannot reproduce to have young
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hybrid
two different species reproduce and have a infertile offspring
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species
two organisms reproduce to produce fertile offspring
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Binomial naming
two part latin name. First = genus Second = Species e.g Homo sapien
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a phylum of animals that all have a supporting rod (spinal chord / back bone)

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chordata

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animals that lay eggs, the embryo does not develop inside the mother's body e.g. birds

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animals that give birth to live young e.g. humans

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cold blooded. Animals body temperature fluctuates

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