7th grade adaptation vocabulary Quiz

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Adaptation an organism that is maintained and evolved by means of natural selection
short-term environmental chage an organism that is maintained and evolved by means of natural selection
long-term environmental change an organism that is maintained and evolved by means of natural selection
natural selection is the gradual process by which biological traits become either more or less common in a population as a function of the effect of inherited traits
behavioral adaptation is characterized as being how an animals acts and behaves in order to stay alive due to its climate
structural adaptation are physical features of an organism such as their shape, body, or any other structure in relation to the body
mimicry is the similarity of one species to another which protects one or both
courtship is the period in a couple's relationship which precedes their engagement and marriage,
asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction by which offspring arise from a single parent, and inherit the genes of that parent only
sexual reproduction is a process that creates a new organism by combining the genetic material of two organisms
selective breeding is the process by which humans breed other animals and plants for particular traits
heterotroph an organism that cannot fix carbon and uses organic carbon for growth
autotroph an organism that produces complex organic compounds
cell parts
primary succession the process of invasion of a new landscape not previously occupied by plants.
secondary succession process started by an event