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Bisc 104 test 3 terms - Biology Test 3 Chapter 16...

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Biology Test 3 Chapter 16 Absorption The uptake of small nutrient molecules by an organism’s own body. Alternation of Generations A life cycle in which there is both a multicellular diploid form, the sporophyte, and a multicellular haploid form, the gametophyte. Angiosperms Flowering plant. Anther A sac in which pollen grains develop, located at the tip of a flower’s stamen. Antibiotics Bryophytes One of a group of plants that lack xylem and phloem; a nonvascular plant. Include mosses and their close relatives. Carpel The female part of a flower, consisting of a stalk with an ovary at the base and a stigma, which traps pollen, at the tip. Charophyceans A member of the green algal group that shares two ultrastructural features with land plants. Conifers A gymnosperm, or naked-seed plant, that produces cones. Digitalin Double Fertilization In flowering plants, the formation of both a zygote and a cell with a triploid nucleus, which develops into the endosperm. Endosperm In flowering plants, a nutrient-rich mass formed by the union of a sperm cell with two polar nuclei during double fertilization. Ferns One of a group of seedless vascular plants. Flower In an angiosperm, a short stem with four sets of modified leaves, bearing structures that function in sexual reproduction. Fossil Fuels An energy deposit formed from the remains of extinct organisms. Fungus A heterotrophic eukaryote that digests its food externally and absorbs the resulting small nutrient molecules. Gametangia Gametophyte
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The multicellular haploid form in the life cycle of organisms undergoing alternation of generations. Germination The beginning of growth. Gymnosperms A naked-seed plant. Its seed is said to be naked because it is not enclosed in a fruit. Hyphae One of many filaments making up the body of a fungus. Lichens A mutualistic association between a fungus and an alga or between a fungus and a cyanobacterium. Mosses
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