abioticAbiotic means to not be associated with or derived from living organisms. Abiotic environmental factors include temperature, sunlight, wind and circulation patterns, and precipitation.
eukaryoteOrganisms whose cells contain functional units separated from the general cytoplasm by membranes. In eukaryotic plant cells, the photosynthetic apparatus is enclosed in a chloroplast, aerobic respiration takes place in a mitochondrion and the chromosomes are confined in a nucleus.