C - D: Difficult Biology / Living Environment Terms Commonly Found on the Regents Exam

  Detailed Glossary of "C" "D" Biology Terms
Camouflage Concealment by disguise or protective coloring.
Capable having the ability, fitness, or quality necessary to do or achieve a specified thing.
Capacity the maximum amount that something can contain.
Captivity  the keeping of either domesticated animals (livestock and pets) or wild animals
Characteristic a feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify it.
Coexist To exist together, at the same time, or in the same place
Communicate share or exchange information, news, or ideas.
Composed (of elements) constitute or make up (a whole).
Concerning on the subject of or in connection with; about.
Consequence something that happens as a result of a particular action or set of conditions
Constant Unchanging in nature, value, or extent; invariable
Contaminate make (something) impure by exposure to or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance.
Contamination the presence of a minor and unwanted constituent (contaminant) in a material, in a physical body, in the natural environment,
Continuously Uninterrupted in time, sequence, substance, or extent.
Contribute To give or supply in common with others
Conversion the act or process of changing from one form, state, etc., to another
Coordinated bring the different elements of (a complex activity or organization) into a relationship that will ensure efficiency or harmony.
Current  happening or existing now
Decreased make or become smaller or fewer in size, amount, intensity, or degree.
Defective imperfect or faulty.
Deplete use up the supply or resources of.
Deprive deny (a person or place) the possession or use of something.
Desirable wanted or wished for as being useful or necessary.
Develop grow or cause to grow and become more mature, advanced, or elaborate.
Differentiate recognize or ascertain what makes (someone or something) different.
Direct (relationship) both numbers will be getting larger
Disadvantage an unfavorable circumstance or condition that reduces the chances of success or effectiveness.
Disorder disrupt the systematic functioning or neat arrangement of.
Disrupt interrupt (an event, activity, or process) by causing a disturbance or problem.
Distribution arrangement; classification.
Duration the length of time that something exists or lasts