Invertebrate- An animal without a backbone.
Vertebrate- A animal that has a backbone.
Radial symmetry- body form in which any plane passing through the body from the mouth to the opposite
end divides the body into mirror images.
Bilateral symmetry- A body
Evolution- A change in allelic frequency in a population over time
Endosymbiont Theory- The idea that mitochondria and chloroplasts originated as fee-living bacteria to
survive harsh conditions.
RNA World- the idea that the first independently replicating
Histology- the study of the microscopic structure of tissues.
Epithelial Tissue- Animal tissue consisting of tightly packed cells that form linings, covering, and glands.
Cuboidal- A type of epithelial tissue found in the thyroid, pancreas, and salivary g
Plantae- Kingdom consisting of multicellular, eukaryotic autotrophs.
Charophyte -Type of green algae thought to be most closely related to terrestrial plants.
Stomata- Pore in plants epidermis through which gases are exchanged with the atmosphere.
Name:_FA15 Bio 102 Lecture Group Activity Exam 3
1. Why might it be beneficial for the long term success of the human species
to maintain the current levels of biodiversity, preventing future
anthropogenic extinction events?
2. Why did some organi
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