Chapter 1 Study Guide #1

Chapter 1 Study Guide #1 - Study Guide Exam 1 BZ110 Fall...

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Study Guide Exam 1 BZ110 Fall 2011 Chapter 1 1. Zoology: the study of animals It is one of the broadest fields in all of science because of the immense variety of animals and the complexity of the processes occurring within the animals Specializations in Zoology o Anatomy: study of the structure of entire organism and their parts o Cytology: study of the structure and function of cells o Ecology: study of the interaction of organisms with their environment o Genetics: study of the mechanisms of transmission of traits from parents to offspring o Histology: study of tissues o Molecular Biology: study of sub cellular details of structure and function o Parasitology: study of animals that live in or on other organisms at the expense of the host o Physiology: study of the function of organisms and their parts o Systematics: study of the classification of, and the evolutionary interrelationships among, animal groups Specializations in Zoology by Taxonomic Categories: o Entomology: study of insects
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