Words to Know

  • Caste - any class or group who inherit exclusive privileges/roles based on perceived on a social distinction
  • Compound - made up of repeating units (a lens, crystalline cone, visual cells, and pigment cells) each of which functions as a separate visual receptor
  • Honeycomb - a structure of hexagonal cells of wax, made by bees to store honey and eggs
  • Physiology - the way in which a living organism or bodily part functions
  • Pollen - a fine powdery substance, typically yellow, found in plants and part of their reproduction cycle
  • Pollinator - an animal that moves pollen from the male anther of a flower to the female stigma of a flower.