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Unformatted text preview: Polyandry : a female forming a sexual union with more than one male. Examples : crickets and grasshoppers Polygamy : the habit or system of mating with more than one individual, either simultaneously or successively. Examples : chimpanzees Population : the assemblage of a specific type of organism living in a given area; all the individuals of one species in a given area. Examples : penguins Proximate Question : how something is going or will happen. Examples : religion and traditions in the Subaks. Caste rules and a voting system were also set. Reproductive Skew : within one social group, some reproduce and some dont (or very little). It is not a balanced system. Examples : Sociobiology : the study of social behavior within biology. Ultimate Question : why something is done and what are the benefits. Examples : Subak irrigation systems were set up to share the water between colonies. Also to kill the insects because then that would increase crop yield. Prokaryote : any cellular organism that has no nuclear membrane, no organelles in the cytoplasm except ribosomes, and has its genetic material in the form of single continuous strands forming...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course MCB 376 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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