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An organism that belongs to the kingdom Protista

Protist

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An organism that gets food by eating other organisms or their byproducts and that cannot make organic compounds from inorganic materials

Heterotroph

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an organism that feeds on an organism of another species

Parasite

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An organism from which a parasite takes food or shelter

Host

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An organism whose cells have nuclei,rigid cell walls, and no chlorophyll and that belongs to the kingdom Fungi

Fungus

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An organism that has DNA

Eukaryote

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An organism that lives off decomposing dead organisms

Decomposer

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A typically one celled reproductive unit

Spore

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A simple slow growing plant

Lichen

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A plant that lacks vascular tissue

Nonvascular Plant

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A plant that has a vascular system

Vascular Plant

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A plant that has unprotected seeds

Gymnosperm

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A plant that produces seeds enclosed in a carpel

Angiosperm

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It's what some organisms do to get energy instead of eating

Photosynthesis

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It's what cells do to break up sugars

Cellular Respiration

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The processes in which plants absorb water through their roots then give off water vapor

Transpiration

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When an organism moves because of it's surrounding's

Tropism

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Changing the growth of a plant in response to gravity

Gravitropism

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Changing the growth of a plant in response to light

Phototropism

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Reproduction that only requires one organism

Asexual Reproduction

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A disease caused by toxoplasmas

Toxoplasmosis

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A disease transmitted by mosquitoes

Malaria

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An infection caused by a parasite

Giardia