Gas Exchange in Plants and Insects

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Holes in surface of terrestrial insect which allow gas exchange
Spiracle
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The gas exchange surface in terrestrial insects (leads of from trachea)
Tracheoles
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When holes in surface of organism open, what are they at risk of?
Water loss
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What CO2 is used for in plants during the daytime
Photosynthesis
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What O2 is used for during day and night
Respiration
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Holes in surface of leaves which allow gas exchange
Stomata
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The cells which open and close the holes in the leaf surface
Guard cells
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The stimulus which opens the holes in the leaf
Light
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The process of water loss and gain in a plant
Transpiration
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The guard cells swell and open the holes when there is a decrease in...
Water potential
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Compared to a hippo, does a mouse have a larger or smaller SA:V ratio?
Larger
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Will an animal with a larger surface area:volume ratio lose heat faster or slower?
Faster
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The gas exchange surface in terrestrial insects (leads of from trachea)

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Tracheoles

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When holes in surface of organism open, what are they at risk of?

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What CO2 is used for in plants during the daytime

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What O2 is used for during day and night

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