Biology : Organisms Vocabulary

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1 : - Energy Source 2 : - ATP 3 : - Autotroph 4 : - Heterotroph 5 : - Stem Cell 6 : - Differentiation 7 : - Taxon 8 : - Classification 9 : - Taxonomy 10 : - Linean System 11 : - Binomial Nomenclature 12 : - Virus 13 : - Pathogen 14 : - Species 15 : - Cladogram 16 : - Dichotomous Key & etc.......

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TermInformationPictureWhat is the primary source of energy?Primary sources can be used directly as they appear in natural environment like coal, oil , natural gas and wood, nuclear fuels, The sun, the wind, Tides, mountain lakes and rivers and earth heat that supplies geothermal energy. ATP, adenosine TriphosphateATP is considered by biologists to be the energy currency to life. It is high energy molecule that stores the energy we need to do just about everything we do. It is present in Cytoplasm and Nucleoplasm of every cell and essentially all the physiological mechanisms that requires energy for operation obtain it directly from the stored ATP.AutotrophAn organism capable of synthesizing its own food from inorganic substances using light or chemical energy. Green plants, algae and certain bacteria are Autotrophs.HeterotrophA heterotroph is an organism that cant produce its own food and depends on others for food.Stem CellThe undifferentiated biological cells that can differentiate into specialized cells and can divide through mitosis to produce more stem cells are called Stem Cells.DifferentiationIn biology, differentiation is the process in which a cell changes from one cell type into other type. This is because a less specialized type becomes a specialized type.Taxon or taxaIn biology, a group of one or more populations of an organism or organisms seen by taxonomists to from a unit is called Taxon.ClassificationThe process of assigni

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