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Excretion
removal of metabolic wastes from the body
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Autotroph
an organism that can generate its own food using SIMPLE INORGANIC molecules such as carbon dioxide and water and energy (e.g. plants)
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Heterotroph
organism that ingests and digests COMPLEX ORGANIC molecules, releasing the chemical potential energy stored in them
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Photosynthetic pigment
a coloured substance that absorbs the light energy needed for photosynthesis, found in thylakoid membranes in photosystems
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Respiratory substrate
any biological molecule that can be broken down in respiration to release energy
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an organism that can generate its own food using SIMPLE INORGANIC molecules such as carbon dioxide and water and energy (e.g. plants)

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Autotroph

Card 3

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organism that ingests and digests COMPLEX ORGANIC molecules, releasing the chemical potential energy stored in them

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Card 4

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a coloured substance that absorbs the light energy needed for photosynthesis, found in thylakoid membranes in photosystems

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Card 5

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any biological molecule that can be broken down in respiration to release energy

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