Biology Unit 1 - Biomolecules

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  1. polymer
    a naturally occurring or synthetic compound
  2. carbohydrate
    an essential component of living cells and source of energy
  3. protein
    an organic compound essential to living cells
  4. structure
    a complex entity made of many parts
  5. molecule
    the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
  6. atom
    the smallest component of an element
  7. organic
    having properties characteristic of living beings
  8. compound
    a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  9. organism
    a living thing that can act or function independently
  10. enzyme
    a complex protein produced by cells that acts as a catalyst
  11. density
    the amount per unit size
  12. volume
    the property of something that is great in magnitude
  13. mass
    the property of a body that causes it to have weight
  14. digest
    convert food into absorbable substances
  15. energy
    forceful exertion
Created on September 2, 2019 (updated September 2, 2019)

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