Environmental Biology
Actinomycetes
Gram-positive bacteria, produce antibiotics, soil bacteria.
Acrasiomycota
Cellular slime molds (Protists).
Active Transport
Transporting materials from area of low concentration to high concentration.
Anthophyta
Flowering plants.
Archaebacteria
Methanogens, thermoacidophiles, halophiles.
Ascomycota
Yeasts, truffels, morels.
Bacillariophyta
Diatoms, silica shell.
Basidiomycota
Mushrooms, toadstool, rusts.
Beta-carotene
Make up carotenoids.
Bryophyta
Mosses.
Chlorophyta
Green, photosynthetic algae.
Chordata
Fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
Ciliophora
Ciliates, have cilia.
Coniferophyta
Conifers.
Coprophagic
Consumption of feces.
Crepuscular
Animals that are active at twilight.
Cyanobacteria
Photosynthetic aquatic bacteria.
Dace
Small fish
Deuteromycota
Penicillium
Echinodermata
Starfish, urchins, sea cucumbers.
Enterobacteria
Gram-negative bacteria, rod-shaped, E. Coli.
Facilitated Transport
Passive transport with help of transport protein.
Madtom
Catfish in North America.
Hormone
Chemical released by cell in one region that affects cells in other parts of organism.
Methanogens
Archaebacteria that manufacture methane in swamps/marshes.
Microfibril
Thin cellular fiber, glycoproteins or cellulose.
pH
Negative log of hydrogen ion concentration.
Pinophyta
Conifers.
Pterophyta
Ferns.
Shiner
Small fish.
Sphenophyta
Horsetails.
Tannins
Bitter astringent to deter animals from consuming plants.
Zygomycota
Bread mold.
Gametic Meiosis
Haploid gametes, diploid zygote/organism.
Sporic Meiosis
Living organism alternates between haploid/diploid, alternation of generations.
Zygotic Meiosis
Single haploid gamete, diploid zygote.
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