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GLOSSARY
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Bauplan

The common anatomical body plan of a related species of organisms.

Bicameral

Brain hemispheres which employ in their general performance either discrete or holistic modes of cognition.

Bifurcation

A branching split of a complex, dynamical system under critical threshold conditions.

Biosphere

The sum total of earth life from geological strata to its crustal surface and stratosphere.

Biota

The composite plant flora and animal fauna of a certain region.

Bonobo

A smaller, much more peaceful, egalitarian cousin of the common chimpanzee.