G - O: Difficult Biology / Living Environment Terms Commonly Found on the Regents Exam

  Detailed Glossary of "G" "H" "I" "J K" "L" "M" "N" "O" Biology Terms
Germinate (of a seed or spore) begin to grow and put out shoots after a period of dormancy.
Grant to agree to do, give, or allow (something asked for or hoped for)
Identical similar in every detail; exactly alike.
Imbalance lack of proportion or relation between corresponding things.
Impact to have a strong and often bad effect on (something or someone)
Independently in a way that is free from outside control or influence.
Inference a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
Influenced he power to change or affect someone or something
Inhabit To live or reside in
Intensity the degree or amount of strength or force that something has
Interaction mutual or reciprocal action or influence
Maintenance the process of keeping something in good condition.
Malfunction To function improperly
Maturation the development of functional ova or sperm cells.
Migrate (of an animal, typically a bird or fish) move from one region or habitat to another, esp. regularly according to the seasons.
Minimize to make (something bad or not wanted) as small as possible
Modification a change made.
Mount To place or fix on or in the appropriate support or setting for display or study
Occurrence the fact of something existing or being found in a place or under a particular set of conditions.
Optimum The most favorable condition for growth and reproduction.
Outbreak a sudden, violent, or spontaneous occurrence, esp of disease or strife
Overview a general review or summary of a subject.