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Search Results for: aquatic respiration

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. What is... Read More

Aquatic

Definition adjective Of, relating to, or pertaining to water Supplement In biological context, the term aquatic is used to... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Aquatic Respiration

Respiration occurring in aquatic communities by organisms that are adapted to do so. These organisms most usually have their... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Biotic factor

Biotic Factor Definition Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More

Amphibians & Early Reptiles

Amphibians Amphibians are small vertebrates. They are all under the taxon Vertebrata. Amphibians are typically... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria is a phylum comprised of photosynthetic bacteria that live in aquatic habitats and moist soils. Others are... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Animal Water Regulation

Homeostatic control, a set environment, and how evolution and natural selection drives a species to adapt to its environment... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Dissolved oxygen

Definition noun The amount of free oxygen dissolved in water, expressed in mg/L, parts per million (ppm), or in percent of... Read More

Respiratory system

Definition noun An organ system comprised of organs and structures associated for respiration or gas exchange Supplement An... Read More

Isopod

Definition noun, plural: isopods Any of the members of the order Isopoda, which is a taxonomic group characterized mainly by... Read More

Plant Water Regulation

A plant requires water as an essential ingredient of photolysis, the photochemical stage of photosynthesis where water is... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Gill

Gill a woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. Origin: Icel. Gil. 1. (Science: anatomy) An organ for aquatic... Read More

Gills

Gill a woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. Origin: Icel. Gil. 1. (Science: anatomy) An organ for aquatic... Read More

Abiotic Factors – Water Conditions

Evidently, the light and heat from the sun play an important role in providing suitable conditions. However, the water... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Abiotic and Biotic Factors

Abiotic factors are essentially non-living components that affect the living organisms of the freshwater community. When... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... Read More