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Cellular respiration

The process in which cells use oxygen to release energy from digested food molecules

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diffusion

The process in which particles move from an area of high concentration to an area with low concentration

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Respiratory system

The structure an animal uses to exchange gases with its surroundings

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Digestion

The process of breaking down food into small molecules

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Amniotic egg

The egg of a land vertebrate

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Placenta

Organ in mammals through which materials are exchanged between a mother and embryo

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Complete metamorphosis

Metamorphosis with 4 stages: Egg, larva, pupa, and adult

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Pupa

Stage at which an insect undergoes major body changes

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Incomplete metamorphosis

Type of metamorphosis that has no larval stage
3 stages are egg, nymph, and adult

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Nymph

Young insect that looks like a small adult without wings

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tadpole

Larval stage of a frog

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Larva

An immature form of an animal that looks different from the adult

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polyp

A body form that looks like an upright vase

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Medusa

A body form that looks like an open umbrella

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External fertilization

Fertilization that takes place outside the female body

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Internal fertilization

Fertilization that takes place inside a females body

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Gestation period

The length of time between fertilization and birth