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Living Things Unit Vocab.[print questions]

A classification grouping that consists of a number of similar, closely related species
a) eukaryote
b) prokaryote
c) genus
d) species

the process by which bacteria reproduce by splitting into two, identical cells
a) development
b) prokaryote
c) binary fission
d) sexual reproduction

all of the changes that an organism goes through during its' lifetime
a) adaptation
b) development
c) growth
d) response

closely related organisms that when they reproduce their offspring are fertile
a) genus
b) species
c) eukaryote
d) prokaryote

grouping organisms based upon their similarities
a) taxonomy
b) species
c) genus
d) classification

reproduction involving one parent; where the offspring are identical to that parent
a) sexual
b) asexual
c) binary fission
d) budding

Something that causes a response
a) organism
b) behavior
c) binary fission
d) stimulus

Changes that occur in organisms over thousands of years
a) evolution
b) adaptation
c) development
d) growth

the process of maintaining a stable, internal balance
a) classification
b) taxonomy
c) homeostasis
d) adaptation

The scientific study of how living things are classified
a) classification
b) taxonomy
c) binary fission
d) homeostasis

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