Statistics for Biology terminology

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HintAnswer% Correct
What is the name for an animal that eats other animals?Carnivore
93%
What is the name for an animal that doesn't have a backbone?Invertebrate
81%
What type of blood vessels carry blood away from the heart?Arteries
73%
The name of what type of animal means 'Both ways of life'? (Hint: they can live in both on land and in water).Amphibian
73%
Many animals produce poison, but what is the name for poison that an animal specifically injects into another through biting or stinging?Venom
60%
What is the word for when one species benefits at the expense of another species, without killing it?Parasitism
57%
What is the name for an organism that is both male and female?Hermaphrodite
54%
Not all microorganisms are bad, some are even beneficial, but what is the name for a microbe that specifically causes disease?Pathogen
48%
'Erythrocyte' is the proper word for what?Red blood cell
44%
What is the opposite of 'ventral'?Dorsal
36%
What is the name of an animal that does not cause disease itself but transmits disease causing microbes?Vector
32%
What is the word for an organism that can produce its own energy (such as from light or chemicals)?Autotroph
32%
What is the word for an organism that has to obtain its energy from elsewhere?Heterotroph
29%
What word describes an organism that prefer high temperatures?Thermophile
26%
What type of mollusc are slugs and snails? (Hint: the name literally means 'Stomach foot').Gastropod
16%
What word describes animals that lay eggs?Oviparous
14%
What word describes animals that give birth to live young?Viviparous
13%
What word describes organisms that live on dead or decomposed matter?Saprophytic
7%
What are the wing-like lobes on the end of a whale's tail called?Flukes
7%
What word is used to describe a species where male and female are separate?Diecious
1%

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