Biology Mid-term
VOCABULARY LIST

You may want to add some to this list as you study

 


absolute dating

Absorption (absorb)

acid/base

active site

adaptation

Amino acid

analogous structures

antibiotic resistance

atom

Autotroph(ic)

Bacterium

binomial nomenclature

Carbohydrate

Catalyst

Cell membrane

Cell theory/exceptions

Cell wall

Cellulose

Centrifuge/ultracentrifuge

Centriole

Chemical digestion

Chlorophyll

Chloroplast

Chromatography

Chromosome

class

CO2/ O2

coarse focus

comparative anatomy

comparative embryology

competition

Compound light microscope

Compound light microscope

Control group

correlation

Covalent bonds

Cytoplasm

Darwin

Dehydration synthesis

dependent variable

depth of field

diaphragm (microscope part)

Disaccharide

Electron microscope

element

Enzyme

Ethyl alcohol

Eukaryote

Excretion

Experimental variable

family

field of view

fine focus

genus

geographic isolation

gradualism

Growth

Hemoglobin

Heterotroph(ic)

Homeostasis

homolous structes

Hydrolysis (hydrolyze)

Hypothesis

independent variable

index fossils

industrial melanism

Inorganic compound

Kingdom

Lamarckism

Lipid

Lysosome

Metabolism

Microdissecting tools

Mitochondria

molecule

Monomer

mutation

natural selection

Nucleus

Nutrition

Optimum temperature and pH

order

Organelle

Organic compound

overproduction

Parts of the microscope

Peptide/polypeptide

pH scale

Photosynthesis

Phylum

Plasma membrane

Polymer

prokaryote

Protein

punctuated equilibrium

radio dating

Regulation

relative dating

Reproduction

reproductive isolation

resolution

Respiration

Ribosome

Sample size

scientific name

sexual reproduction

speciation

species

Spontaneous generation

stage

Substrate

survival of the fittest

Synthesis

Transport

Use of microscope

variation

Virus

Waste products

Wet-mount