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The most important vocabulary for Living Environment

The most important vocabulary for Living Environment

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  • 1. MR. R. SARGENT The most important vocabulary words to remember for Living Environment
  • 2. Metabolism
    • Metabolism Includes all the chemical activities an organism must carry on to sustain life.
  • 3. Reproduction
    • Reproduction is an organisms ability to create new organisms.
  • 4. Regulation
    • Regulation refers to the control and coordination of all the life functions
  • 5. Synthesis
    • Synthesis is the building of larger molecules from smaller ones. ex: Amino Acids are put together to form proteins.
  • 6. Assimilation
    • The incorporation of materials into the body of an organism. (growth and repair).
  • 7. Respiration
    • The chemical activities that release energy from organic molecules for use by cells.
  • 8. Growth
    • An increase in size brought about by the increase in cell size and cell number.
  • 9. Excretion
    • Excretion is the removal of cellular waste products from the organism. It also includes the removal of CO 2 .
  • 10. Nutrition
    • All the processes involved in providing the organism with the raw materials for energy, growth and repair.
  • 11. Transport
    • Movement, including the movement of raw materials/wastes around the body of the organism.
  • 12. MR. R. SARGENT
    • M : Metabolism
    • R : Reproduction
    • R : Regulation
    • S : Synthesis
    • A : Assimilation
    • R : Respiration
    • G : Growth
    • E : Excretion
    • N : Nutrition
    • T : Transport