MacMillan B2&3

Question Answer limiting factor any resource that restricts the growth of populations; ex. water, temperature, weather, space, predators carrying capacity the greatest number of individuals within a population that an ecosystem can support habitat the physical space where an organism lives and hunts for food; it's home niche the special role that an organism plays

Diuretic Drugs

Question Answer Define: Afferent arterioles The small blood vessels approaching the glomerulus. Define: Aldosterone A mineralcorticoid steriod hormone produced by the adrenal cortex that mediates the actions of the renal tubule in the regulation of sodium and potassium balance in the blood. Define: Ascites An abnormal intraperitoneal accumulation of fluid (500mL or more) containing large

Ms. Jensen’s 2nd period Enviromental Class

Question Answer What's the quantitative dynamics of how species with in a population interact? Population Ecology Name the three types of the survivor ship curve Type one: More deaths at older age Type two: Equal amount of deaths all ages Type three: More deaths at younger ages What is Biotic Potential mean? Ability of an

Science Vocabulary: Matter

Question Answer Matter Anything that takes up space and has mass (weight) Property A characteristic that helps to describe or identify an object, a material or a state of matter. Solid A state of matter that has a definite shape and takes up a definite amount of space. (A solid keeps its shape when at

Chapter 16

Word Desciption Radioactivity The process by which an unstable nucleus gibes off nuclear radiation Mass number The sum of the numbers of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom Isotope An atom that has the same number of protons (or the same atomic number) as other atoms of the same element do but


Question Answer Alliteration Starting three or more words with the same sound. Example: The crazy crackling crops Assonance A repetition of vowel sounds within syllables with changing consonants. Example: Tilting at windmills Cliche An overused word or phrase. Example: I'm so hungry I could eat a horse. Homonym A word that has the same spelling

Nutrition Unit Vocabulary

Question Answer Amino acid any of numerous acids that include some which are the building blocks of proteins and are made by living cells from simpler compounds or are obtained in the diet Arteries one of the tube-shaped branching muscular-walled and elastic-walled vessels that carry blood from the heart to all parts of the body

Vocabulary for Resources and the Environment

Question Answer conservation the careful use and preservation of our natural resources. endangered plants – protecting endangered plants by saving their seeds, growing the seeds indoors, and later putting the new plants back in their natural habitat. erode/erosion when the topsoil is moved by wind or water habitat management building parks and making laws to

tissue level of organization

Question Answer Four tissue categories Epithelium, Connective, Muscle and Nervous Structure of simple squamous epithelium one cell layer, flat, tightly bound, each cell attaches to basement membrane Function of simple squamous epithelium Rapid diffusion, filtration, some secretions in serous membranes Location of simple squamous epithelium Air sacs of lungs (alveoli), lining of heart chambers and

Characteristics of both

Question Answer What does CVA stand for? Cerebrovascular Accident (stroke) What is the definision of CVA? Is a stroke which is a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain. Does a R CVA have communication problems in speaking, understanding, and writing?