Micro 02-27-08 - specific to a language. 9. Put the...

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Whitney Barter Chapter 10 – R 1, 2, 6, 7, 9; MC 3, 4 2/27/08 1. What is taxonomy? The science of classifying organisms to establish the relatedness between groups of organisms. 2. Discuss the evidence that supports classifying organisms into three domains. There are distinct characteristics that separate organisms into three domains and it is based predominantly on the type of cells they are made up of. See table 10.1 for a further analysis. 6. What is binomial nomenclature? Is a system of assigning a genus and specific epithet to each organisms. 7. Why is binomial nomenclature preferable to use of a common name? Binomial nomenclature is more specific and each organism has only one name that is not
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Unformatted text preview: specific to a language. 9. Put the following in order of general to specific: Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species 3. Which of the following is used to classify organisms into the kingdom fungi? d. absorptive; possesses cell wall, eukaryotic 4. Which of the following is not true about scientific nomenclature? b. names vary with geographical location. What is true: Each name is specific The names are standardized Each name consists of a genus and specific epithet It was first designed by Linnaeus...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course BIOL 357 taught by Professor Kalia during the Spring '08 term at University of Louisville.

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