Consumer- organisms that rely on other organisms for their energy and food supply; called heterotrophs.
Decomposer- an organism that breaks down and obtains energy from dead organic matter.
Producer- an organism that can capture energy from sunligh
Bacteria and Viruses - Study Guide
Vocabulary -Antibiotic - compound that blocks the growth and reproduction of bacteria.
Bacillus - rod-shaped prokaryote.
Bacteriophage - virus that infects bacteria.
Binary fission - reproduction in which an organism rep
Biology Notes - Chapter 7
Vocabulary -Active Transport - energy-requiring process that moves material across a cell membrane against
a concentration difference.
Cell - collection of living matter enclosed by a barrier that separates the cell from its
New Bio Study Guide
Terms -Observations - use of one or more of the senses to gather information.
Quantitative vs. qualitative data - the quantity of the data vs. the quality of the data.
Inference - logical interpretation based on prior knowledge.
Cellular Respiration -Vocabulary -calorie - amount of energy required to raise 1g of water 1 degree Celsius.
glycolysis - first step in releasing the energy of glucose, in which a molecule of glucose is broken
into two pyruvic acids.