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extensive geographical area characterized by similar plant communities (ie. pond, desert)

biome

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a community together with its nonliving surroundings

ecosystem

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two or more populations of different species living and interacting in the same area

community

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members of one species inhabiting the same area (at the same time)

population

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very similar, potentially interbreeding organisms

species

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an individual living thing composed of many cells

multicellular organism

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two or more organs working together in the execution of a specific bodily function

organ system

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a structure within an organism usually composed of several tissue types that form a functional unit

organ

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a group of similar cells that perform a specific function

tissue

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the smallest unit of life

cell

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a structure within a cell that performs a specific function

organelle

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a combination of atoms

molecule

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the smallest particle of an element that retains the properties of that element

atom

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particles that make up an atom

subatomic particle

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particles that make up protons and neutrons

quark

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that part of Earth inhabited by living organisms; includes both the living and nonliving components

biosphere