BIOLOGY VOCAB LIST #1

BIOLOGY VOCAB LIST #1 - BIOLOGY VOCAB LIST #1 1 law of...

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BIOLOGY VOCAB LIST #1 1 st law of thermodynamics -Energy cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed Anisogamy -When a population produces 2 distinct types of gametes Asexual Reproduction -Single parent offspring, genotype is passed on Biological Evolution -2 step process of a decent with modification followed by persistence across generations Biological species Concept -2 Individual organisms of opposite sex are members of same species if and only if the recognize each other as potential mates, if they do mate they can produce viable offspring Carrying Capacity -Maximum sustainable population size for each species within a community Co-Acting Response -A sensor detects change and maintains or accelerates trend Counter-Acting Response -A sensor that detects some trend of change initiates rate adjustment, reverses change Emergent Property -Any property of a system that result from the arrangement of the systems parts Fact -A measured observation Field Force -Interaction at a distance Gamete -Haploid cell capable of fusing with other gamete of opposite sex to form diploid cell
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course BIOL 1210 taught by Professor Torti,s during the Fall '08 term at University of Utah.

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