Flash Cards

Living Things CGERR

Term Definition
Cell Membrane-covered structure that contains all of the materials necessary for life
Metabolism The sum of all chemical processes that occur in an organism
Sexual Reproduction Reproduction in which the sex cells from two parents unite, producing offspring that share traits from both parents
Asexual Reproduction Reproduction that does not involve the union of sex cells and in which one parent produces offspring identical to itself
Heredity The passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) Controls the structure and function of cells
Stimulus Anything that causes a reaction or change in an organism or any part of an organism
Homeostasis The maintenance of a constant internal state in a changing environment

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