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facilitated diffusion
diffusion with the help of transport proteins
Fallopian tube
one of two female reproductive organs that carry eggs from the ovary to the uterus and provide the site where fertilization usually takes place
feces
solid waste that remains after food is digested and is eliminated from the body through the anus
fermentation
type of anaerobic respiration that includes glycolysis followed by the conversion of pyruvic acid to one or more other compounds and the formation of NAD+
fertilization
union of two gametes that produces a diploid zygote
fetus
developing human organism between weeks 8 and 38 after fertilization
fibrous root
threadlike root that makes up part of the fibrous root system of some plants
filter feeder
animal that obtains organic matter for nutrition by filtering particles out of water
fish
ectothermic, aquatic vertebrate with a streamlined body and gills for absorbing oxygen from water
fitness
relative ability of an organism to survive and produce fertile offspring
flagella (singular, flagellum)
long, thin protein extensions of the plasma membrane in most prokaryotic cells that help the cells move
flagellate
type of protozoa, such as Giardia, that moves with flagella
flower
structure in angiosperms consisting of male and female reproductive structures that attracts animal pollinators
follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
pituitary gland hormone that stimulates the ovaries to secrete estrogen and follicles in the ovaries to mature
food
organic molecules such as glucose that organisms use for chemical energy
food chain
diagram that represents a single pathway through which energy and matter flow through an ecosystem
food web
diagram that represents multiple intersecting pathways through which energy and matter flow through an ecosystem
fossil
preserved remains or traces of organisms that lived in the past
fossil record
the record of life as told by the study and analysis of fossils
frameshift mutation
deletion or insertion of one or more nucleotides that changes the reading frame of the genetic material
freshwater biome
aquatic biome such as a pond, lake, stream, or river in which the water contains little or no salt
fruit
structure in many flowering plants that develops from the ovary and contains seeds
fungi (singular, fungus)
kingdom in the domain Eukarya that includes molds, mushrooms, and yeasts

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