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Biology II Exam 1 Study Guide

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This is a study guide for the first exam. The study guide includes all vocabulary/important terms plus an outline of everything that you will need to know for the test. Good luck!
Biology II
Thomas Holder
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Biology II: Exam 1 Study Guide Master Vocab List 1. Taxonomy – the study of classifying and grouping organisms 2. Hierarchical groups – different levels of classification groups 3. Systematics – the study of biological diversity and evolutionary relationships 4. Autotrophic – self feeding; photosynthetic 5. Heterotrophic – feeding by ingestion 6. Saprotrophic – feeding through absorption 7. Mycelium – the body of a fungus which is composed of filaments 8. Rizomorphs – water transporting filaments in fungi 9. Xylem – conducting tissue in plants that transports water and minerals 10. Phloem – conducting tissue in plants that transports food 11. Integument – protective covering of seeds 12. Parazoa – sponges 13. Eumetazoa – everything else classified under Kingdom Animalia 14. Radial Symmetry – a plane/line that passes through the central axis and produces equal/mirror images 15. Bilateral Symmetry – only 1 line passes through the central axis and produces equal/mirror images 16. Tissue – an aggregation of functionally similar cells into a larger unit 17. Endoderm – inner layer of tissue 18. Mesoderm – middle layer of tissue 19. Ectoderm – outer layer of tissue 20. Gastrulation – early phase of development in which tissue layers develop 21. Coelom – a fluid-filled body cavity in animals 22. Cleavage – division of cells into many smaller cells st 23. Blastopore – the 1 opening to develop; becomes either the mouth (Protostomes) or the anus (Deuterostomes) 24. Hermaphroditism – the same organism posses both male and female sex organs 25. Mesoglea – gelatinous coating outside the body for protection and insulation 26. Gastrovascular Cavity – body compartment that is pushed out of opening to absorb food and release waste 27. Parthenogenesis – eggs develop without fertilization/sperm 28. Cuticle – rubbery outer coating that is shed in order to grow; also provides protection 29. Exoskeleton – hardened cuticle made from protein and chitin 30. Endoskeleton – composed of a series of plates 31. Autonomy – breaking off of body parts 32. Pharynx – the back portion of the mouth cavity 33. Notochord – cartilage rod that provides skeletal support along dorsal axis 34. Neural Crest – cells developed as an embryo that migrate and lay out the blueprint for the nervous and skeletal system 35. Tetrapods – animals having 4 limbs 36. Amniotic Eggs – encased in some type of shell that eliminates need for eggs to be laid in water 37. Oviparous – egg laying outside the body 38. Ovoviviparous – live bearing with retention of eggs inside the mother’s body; no maternal connection 39. Viviparous – live bearing with retained eggs and a maternal connection through a placenta that exchanges gas, nutrients, and waste; most advanced form of reproduction 40. Endothermic – internal temperature regulation that generate own heat and keep a generally constant temperature 41. Ectothermic – temperature controlled by surrounding environment 42. Mammary glands – milk glands for nursing young 43. Heterodont dentition – the condition of having different kinds or types of teeth 44. Thecodont dentition – condition where long, rooted teeth are embedded in sockets in the jawbone 45. Diphyodont dentition – having 2 sets of teeth in a lifetime 46. Pinna – a flap of cartilage and loose connective tissue to funnel sound waves into the outer ear 47. Dentary – the large single bone in the lower jaw Outline of Things to Know • What hierarchical groups are and how they were formed • The 5 Kingdom Concept (What are the 5 categories?) • How to classify something using Taxon Hierarchy. (Gray Wolf Example) • What is systematics? • Kingdom Monera o Know characteristics o What type of cells? o How do they reproduce? o Archaea vs. Bacteria § Ptroteobacteria vs. Cyanobacteria • Kingdom Protista o Know characteristics o Describe the organism (how big? What type of environment?) o How is this kingdom classified? o Algae o Protozoans o Fungal-like Protists • Kingdom Fungi o Know characteristics o World’s largest organism o Where do they grow? o What part is the body? o What part is visible? o How do they feed? o How do they reproduce? • Kingdom Plantae o Know Characteristics (What type of cells? How is cell wall composed?) o How do they store food? o How do they obtain food? o Photosynthetic pigments o Know the 10 Phylums (don’t have to spell them) o Bryophytes § How do they feed? § How do they reproduce? § What kind of tissues do they have? o Pteridophytes § How do they feed? § How do they reproduce? § What kind of tissues do they have? o Gymnosperms vs. Angiosperms § Know difference between the two § How does each feed? § How does each reproduce? § What kind of tissues do they have? § How do seeds survive? § How are seeds distributed? • Kingdom Animalia o Know general facts about the species included in this kingdom (how complex are they? What ancestor(s) do they have? How many Phylums?) o Know Characteristics o Know Methods of Classification and Systematics § Body Symmetry • What types of symmetry are there? • How complex is an animal with a specific type of symmetry? § Tissue Layers • How many tissue layers are there? What are they’re names? Where are the tissues located? § Body Cavity • How does body cavity relate to symmetry? • What is a coelom? What are the different types of coeloms? What animals have the most advanced coeloms? • What is the mesoderm? • Know examples of animals with different body cavity types (flatworm, roundworm, etc.) § Embryotic Development • What is a blastopore? • What is cleavage? • Know the different between Protostomes and Deuterostomes o Know advantages of molecular views of animal diversity o Know similarities and differences between Molecular vs. Traditional classification o What is an invertebrate? o Know the 10 Kingdom Animalia Phylums discussed in class and the facts about each one such as: § Is it multicellular? § What name is it commonly called? § How does it reproduce? § How does it eat? § It is a Protostome or Deuterostome? § Are any of the Phylums related? § How many tissue layer does it have? § What special bodily features and/or abilities does it have? § Where does it live? o Phylum Chordata § 4 Critical Innovations of Body design (Notochord, Dorsal Hollow Nerve Cord, Pharyngeal Slits, and Postanal Tail) § What body design features do humans have? During what stages of life? § Know subphylums, their common names, and the features they posses § Know the 8 classes of subphylum vertebrata, their common names, and the features they posses § Know what an amniotic egg is and its 3 internal membranes & functions § Know 3 Reproductive Patters and which animal groups are capable of which pattern § Know specific features of Class Mammalia such as mammary glands, teeth characteristics, and skull features § Know specific features of Order Primates § Know the complete classification for Humans (Kingdom through Species)


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