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2 Chapter 9 Classification

3 The arrangement of organisms into orderly groups based on their similarities and presumed evolutionary relationships Click for Term

4 Classification The arrangement of organisms into orderly groups based on their similarities and presumed evolutionary relationships Click for Term

5 The most general of the seven levels of classification Click for Term

6 Kingdom The most general of the seven levels of classification Click for Term

7 The level of classification after kingdom Click for Term

8 Phylum The level of classification after kingdom Click for Term

9 The level of classification after phylum Click for Term

10 Class The level of classification after phylum Click for Term

11 The level of classification after class Click for Term

12 Order The level of classification after class Click for Term

13 The level of classification after order Click for Term

14 Family The level of classification after order Click for Term

15 The level of classification after family Click for Term

16 Genus The level of classification after family Click for Term

17 The most specific of the seven levels of classification; characterized by a group of organisms that can mate with one another to produce fertile offspring Click for Term

18 Species The most specific of the seven levels of classification; characterized by a group of organisms that can mate with one another to produce fertile offspring Click for Term

19 The science of identifying, classifying and naming living things Click for Term

20 Taxonomy The science of identifying, classifying and naming living things Click for Term

21 An aid to identifying unknown organisms that consists of several pairs of descriptive statements; of each pair of statements, only one will apply to the unknown organism, and that will lead to another set of statements, and so on, until the unknown organism can be identified Click for Term

22 Dichotomous key An aid to identifying unknown organisms that consists of several pairs of descriptive statements; of each pair of statements, only one will apply to the unknown organism, and that will lead to another set of statements, and so on, until the unknown organism can be identified Click for Term

23 A classification kingdom that contains ancient bacteria that thrive in extreme environments Click for Term

24 Archaebacteria A classification kingdom that contains ancient bacteria that thrive in extreme environments Click for Term

25 A classification kingdom containing mostly free-living bacteria found in many varied environments Click for Term

26 Eubacteria A classification kingdom containing mostly free-living bacteria found in many varied environments Click for Term

27 A kingdom of eukaryotic single-celled or simple, multicellular organisms; contains all eukaryotes that are not plants, animals or fungi Click for Term

28 Protista A kingdom of eukaryotic single-celled or simple, multicellular organisms; contains all eukaryotes that are not plants, animals or fungi Click for Term

29 The kingdom that contains complex multicellular organisms that are usually green and use the sun’s energy to make sugar by photosynthesis Click for Term

30 Plantae The kingdom that contains complex multicellular organisms that are usually green and use the sun’s energy to make sugar by photosynthesis Click for Term

31 A kingdom of complex organisms that obtain food by breaking down other substances in their surroundings and absorbing the nutrients Click for Term

32 Fungi A kingdom of complex organisms that obtain food by breaking down other substances in their surroundings and absorbing the nutrients Click for Term

33 The classification kingdom containing complex, multicellular organisms that lack cell walls, are usually able to move about, and possess nervous systems that help them be aware of and react to their surroundings Click for Term

34 Animalia The classification kingdom containing complex, multicellular organisms that lack cell walls, are usually able to move about, and possess nervous systems that help them be aware of and react to their surroundings Click for Term


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