Basic Biological Processes

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Movement of particles from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration
Evolutionary process by which new species arise
Change in allele frequency over time
Creates gametes
Diffusion of water
Asexual reproduction in prokaryotes (similar to mitosis)
Decoding mRNA during protein synthesis
Random change in the nucleotide sequence of DNA
Relationship in which one organism benefits and the other is harmed
The cell-to-cell transfer of genetic material in prokaryotes
Copying DNA for mitosis
Creation of new cells for growth or repair
Process of converting carbon dioxide into organic compounds
Becoming a more specialized cell type
Part of cellular respiration occurs in the mitochondria
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Relationship in which one organism benefits while the other neither benefits or is harmed
Breaking down sugars to produce ATP
Copying DNA for protein synthesis
After the blastula stage in embryo formation - the beginnings of a body cavity
Relationship in which an organism aids another for no benefit to itself
Conversion of sugars into cellular energy producing ethanol and carbon dioxide
When two gametes meet to form a zygote
Evaporation of water from stomata in plants
When an organism reacts to a change in their environment
Mechanical and chemical breaking down of food
Chemical reactions that occur in living organisms to maintain life
When heritable traits that make it more likely for an organism to survive and successfully reproduce become more common in a population over time
When an animal physically develops after birth (steps in development)
Causes an organism to develop its shape
Asexual reproduction that occurs without fertilization by a male

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