A


ANIMAL
a multicellular organism  that is capable of mobility, will eat food, and usually reproduces sexually

ARM
the extension of the body from the top of the shoulders to the fingers
 
B

BACKBONE
that part of the skeleton that is made up of vertebrae and serves as protection for the spinal cord and is located in the middle of the back

 BUG
an insect or spider that crawls on the ground or flys

BULB
a form of underground stem composed largely of thick scale leaves

C


CHARACTERISTIC
a recognizable trait or habit of an organism

CLASSIFY
an arrangement of different organisms into seperate groups based on their different characteristics

COMMUNITY
the interaction of various organisms in a habitat


CONSUMER
an organism that will eat another organism

   

D
 

E


ENVIRONMENT
the surroundings of an organism
   

F


FEMUR
the heaviest, longest and strongest bone in the human body that connects to the pelvis and patella

FIBER
a threadlike strand of which animal and vegetable tissue or a textile substance is made

FINGER
extensions of the hands that consist of the phalanges

 FLOWER
the sexual reproductive part of an angiosperm

 FOOD CHAIN
the trasfer of the sun's energy from producers to consumers as organisms feed on one another

FOOT
 that part of the body that is connected to the leg and that serves as a balancing mechanism

G


GROWTH
a body activity that causes an organism to increase in size
   

H


HABITAT
the place where an organism lives

HAND
that part of the body that contains the fingers and is used to hold and grasp

HEAD
the part of the human that contains the brain, and major sense organs

HEART
the organ that pumps oxygenated blood to the body and pumps deoxygenated blood to the lungs and where it receives oxygen
       

I
 

J


JAW
the part of the skull that holds the teeth
       

K


KIDNEY
organs that eliminate urea, nitrogenous wastes, excess sugars, excess salts, excess acids and bases, and maintain proper salt and osmotic balances
       

L


LAND
the crust of the earth that is not covered with water

 LEAF
 the principal lateral appendage of the stem of the plant, which functions in photosynthesis and transpiration and produces lateral buds in its axil

LEAVE

LEG
that part of the body that is connected to the pelvis and is responsible for movement

LIGHT
 energy produced by the sun that is used by plants to produce food

LIVING
something that can carry out such processes as irritability, reproduction, growth energy consumption, variation, and adaptation

LOWER LEG
that part of the leg that isbelow the patella

LUNG
an organ that is involved in the intake of oxygen and donation of this oxygen to deooxygenated blood which can be sent to the body via the heart
  

M


MARINE
a water based environment

MUSCLE
a type of tissue made up of muscle cells that can cause movement by contraction and expansion
   

N


NATURAL
not altered by humans

NON-LIVING
anything that can not carry out the processes that a living organism can

NUTRIENT
a chemical that is used for food and energy

O


ORGANISM
a complete and entire living thing that is capable of reproduction
       

P


PELVIS
that part of the skeletal system that consists of the pubis, ilium, ischium, and protects the bladder

PHOTOSYNTHESIS
the conversion of light energy into chemical energy by plants

PLANT
an organism that can produce it's own food by using energy from light

 PRODUCER
an organism, typically a plant, that will produce food for itself and serve as food for a consumer
       

Q
 

R


ROOT
the part of the axis of a vascular plant that is concerned with anchorage and the absorbtion of water and minerals
       

S


SEED
a complete embryo plant surrounded by an endosperm and protected by seed coats

 SHELL
the outer covering commonly found among mollusca that is composed of calcium carbonate

SHRUB
a woody plant smaller that a tree and usually divided into seperate stems from near the ground

 SKELETON
the bones of the body that act to form a support for the body and provide for the protection of vital organs and as a site for muscle attachment

SKULL
that part of the skeleton that is connected to the neck

STEM
the part of the vascular plant axis that bears the leaves, axillary buds, and flowers, all compromising the shoot


STOMACH
an organ that receives ingested food, prepares this food for digestion, and begins protein digestion using acids and enzymes found in the stomach

     

T


TAILBONE

TEETH
the structures that are connected to the jaw that help to chew food

 TRUNK
(plant biology) a massive primary stem of a tree located  between the roots and upper tree canopy

U


UPPER LEG
that part of the leg above the knee
       

V
 

W


WATER
the most abundant compound found in organisms which makes up about 95% of the substance of every living thing

 WOOD
the xylem part of the plant

WRIST
that part of the skeleton that connects the radius and ulna to the hand

X
 

Y
 

Z