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Page. 1 Chapter 14 to 16 Kyle Lee Mrs. Coleman Thurs Apr 27 th , 2006 Biology CP 1) Biogenesis – the theory that living organisms come only from other living organisms. 2) Spontaneous Generation – an early and now disproved hypothesis that living organisms develop from nonliving material. 3) Radioactive Dating – a method of determining the age of an object by measuring the amount of a specific radioactive isotope it contains. 4) Isotope – an element that has the same number of protons, but different number of neutrons. 5) Half-life – the period of time in which half of a radioactive substance decays. 6) Archaebacterium – a prokaryotic organism distinguished from other prokaryotes by the composition of the cell membranes and walls. 7) Chemosynthesis – the production of carbohydrates through the use of energy from inorganic molecules instead of light. 8) Cyanobacteria – photosynthetic unicellular prokaryotes. 9)
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ch 14-16 - Page. 1 Chapter 14 to 16 Kyle Lee Mrs. Coleman...

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