core biology (B1)

B1.1: Classification

define the term "classification"
The process of sorting organisms into groups based on their characteristics
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what are "characteristics" ?
The features of an organism
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Define the term "species"
Each different type of organism is called a species. The members of a species can reproduce with each other to produce offspring that will also be able to reproduce
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what is meant by the term "genus" ?
a classification group that contains species with similar characteristics (plural genera)
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what is meant by the term "family" ?
a classification group that contains genera with similar characteristics
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define the term "kingdom"
the largest division in the classification of organisms
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list the six classification levels
phylum, class ,order ,family ,genus ,species
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what are "characteristics" ?

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