- Abiotic Factors- In biology and ecology, Abiotic components or, Abiotic Factors, are non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect living organisms and the functioning of ecosystems.
3. Ecosystem- A biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
4. Habitat- the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism.
5. Organism- an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form.synonyms:living thing, Being, Creature, Animal, Plants, Life forms.
6. Population- All of the people inhabiting a specified area.
7. Community- A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government.
8. Classification- 1. The act, process, or result of classifying. 2. A category or class.
9. Taxonomy- The classification and naming of organisms in an ordered system that is intended to indicate natural relationships, especially evolutionary relationships.
1. Cell: The smallest structural unit of an organism that is capable of independent functioning, consisting of cytoplasm, usually one nucleus, and various other organelles, all surrounded by a semipermeable cell membrane.
2. Cell Membrane- The semipermeable membrane that encloses the cytoplasm of a cell.
3. Cell wall- The rigid outermost cell layer found in plants and certain algae, bacteria, and fungi but absent from animal cells.
4. Organelle- A differentiated structure within a cell, such as a mitochondrion, vacuole, or chloroplast, that performs a specific function.
5. Tissue- A part of the body of a living thing that is made of similar cells, like the cardiac tissue of your heart.
6. Organ- A differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function.
7. Unicellular- (1) Having or consisting of only one cell. (2) Pertaining to an organism whose functions are all carried out within one cell.
8. Multicellular- Having or consisting of many cells.
9. Autotroph- An organism capable of synthesizing its own food from inorganic substances, using light or chemical energy. Green plants, algae, and certain bacteria are autotrophs.