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    Biology Vocabulary Word List (267)

    A)Absorption, Achromatic, Adaptation, Aerobic, Algae, Alimentary, Allergy, Amoeba, Amphibian, Analogue, Anatomy, Ancestor, Antibody, Appendage, Aquatic, Arboreal, Asexual, Assimilation, Atrophy, Auditory
    B)Backbone, Bacteria, Balance, Barrier, Benign, Biology, Biome, Bisect, Botany, Branch, Breathe
    C)Carnivorous, Catalyst, Cavity, Cell, Chlorophyll, Cholesterol, Chromatic, Chromosome, Cilia, Classification, Cohesive, Collagen, Communicable, Community, Contraction, Control, Convolution, Coronary, Cyclic
    D)Darwin, Deciduous, Decomposition, Dermis, Develop, Dichotomous, Dietary, Differentiation, Diffusion, Digestion, Dinosaur, Discipline, Displacement, Division, DNA, Dominant, Dormant
    E)Ecology, Ecosystem, Ectoplasm, Edema, Embryo, Endangered, Endemic, Endoskeleton, Endothermic, Energy, Environment, Enzyme, Epidermis, Erosion, Essential, Estrogen, Evolution, Exoskeleton, Exothermic, Extermination, Extinct
    F)Factor, Feedback, Fertilization, Fetus, Fibrillation, Filament, Fish, Fission, Flower, Food chain, Fossil, Function
    G)Gamete, Gaseous, Gastrin, Genetics, Genome, Genus, Germ, Gestation, Gills, Grafting, Greenhouse effect, Growth
    H)Habitat, Hemoglobin, Herbivore, Heredity, Heterogeneous, Hibernation, Hierarchy, Homogeneous, Hormone, Horticulture, Host, Human, Hybrid
    I)Immunity, Inclusion, Incubate, Ingestion, Inherited traits, Inoculate, Inquiry, Insoluble, Instinct, Insulate, Insulin, Interdependent, Invertebrate, Involuntary, Isolate, Isotope
    K)Kinesthesia, Kingdom
    L)Latitude, Leaf, Life cycle, Linkage, Living, Luminescent, Lymph
    M)Malignant, Mammal, Marine, Meiosis, Membrane, Memory, Metabolism, Microbiology, Microscope, Migration, Mildew, Molt, Muscle, Mutation, Mutualism
    N)Natural, Nerve, Neuron, Nitrogen, Nonliving, Nucleus
    O)Omnivorous, Optic, Order, Organs, Osmosis, Ossification, Oviparous, Oxidation
    P)Paleontologist, Parasite, Parasympathetic, Pathogen, Permeable, Photosynthesis, Plankton, Plasma, Platelet, Pollen, Pollution, Portion, Predator, Preserve, Pressure, Producer, Protein, Protoplasm, Pulmonary, Pyramid
    Q)Quest, Question
    R)Radial, Receptor, Recessive, Recycling, Reflex, Regeneration, Regulate, Replicate, Repress, Reptile, Residual, Resource, Respiration, Restriction, RH factor, Root
    S)Scope, Secrete, Seed, Sensor, Shelter, Skeleton, Skin, Solar, Spatial, Species, Specimen, Statistics, Stimulus, Stress, Structure, Symbiosis, Symmetry, Synapse, System
    T)Taste, Taxonomy, Tendril, Terrestrial, Tissue, Tolerance, Toxin, Transformation, Transpiration, Tundra, Turgid
    V)Vacuole, Variation, Ventilate, Vertebrate, Viable, Virus, Vital, Vitamin, Viviparous, Volume, Voluntary
    W)Waste, Weather
    X)X chromosome
    Y)Y chromosome
    Z)Z: zone, Zoology
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