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12/19/2011
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karyogamy
The fusion of nuclei of two cells, as part of syngamy.
karyotype
(KAR-ee-oh-type) A method of organizing the chromosomes of a cell in relation to number, size, and type.
keystone predator
A predatory species that helps maintain species richness in a community by reducing the density of populations of the best competitors so that populations of less competitive species are maintained.
kilocalorie (kcal)
1000 calories; the amount of heat energy required to raise the temperature of 1 kg of water 1 degree Celsius.
kin selection
A phenomenon of inclusive fitness, used to explain altruistic behavior between related individuals.
kinesis
(kih-NEE-sis) A change in activity rate in response to a stimulus.
kinetic energy
(kih-NET-ik) The energy of motion, which is directly related to the speed of that motion. Moving matter does work by transferring some of its kinetic energy to other matter.
kinetochore
(kih-NET-oh-kor) A specialized region on the centromere that links each sister chromatid to the mitotic spindle.
kingdom
A taxonomic category, the second broadest after domain.
Koch's postulates
A set of four criteria for determining whether a specific pathogen is the cause of a disease.
Krebs cycle
A chemical cycle involving eight steps that completes the metabolic breakdown of glucose molecules to carbon dioxide; occurs within the mitochondrion; the second major stage in cellular respiration.
K-selection
The concept that in certain (K-selected) populations, life history is centered around producing relatively few offspring that have a good chance of survival.

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