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1

What is the term for a warm-blooded animal?

Enodthermic

2

What is the term for living organisms that are able to move in response to the environment?

Movement

3

What is the term for all biochemical reactions that occur in the body?

Metabolism

4

What is the term for anything that possesses all the characteristics of life?

Organism

5

What is the term for the change in an organism that makes it better suited to live and respond in its environment?

Adaptation

6

What is the term for the making of one organism from the union of two cells?

Sexual Reproduction

7

What is the term for an organism that gets its heat from its surrounding environment?

Exothermic

8

What is the term for two names for each organism?

Binomial Nomenclature

9

What is the term for the making of two organisms from one organism?

Asexual reproduction

10

What is the term for a group of similar looking organisms that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring?

Species

11

What is the term for the changes that take place during the life of an organism?

Development

12

What is the term for any condition in the environment that requires an organism to adjust?

Stimulus

13

What is the term for the surroundings of an organism?

Environment

14

What is the term for a reaction to a stimulus?

Response

15

What is the term for the balanced condition of the body?

Homeostatsis

16

What is the term for the study of life?

Biology

17

What is the term for what living things do from the inside out?

Growth