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Living things

Living things - Term Definition Homeostasis Ability of an...

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Term: Homeostasis Definition: Ability of an organism to maintain stability when the environment changes; staying the same. Term: Stimulus Definition: A change in an organism's surroundings that causes it to react. Term: Response Definition: An action that occurs as a result of a stimulus. Term: Molecule Definition: Formed when two or more atoms bond. Term: Macromolecule Definition: Giant molecules ex: organic compounds.
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Term: Organelles Definition: "Tiny organs" of cells composed of macromolecules. Term: Prokaryote Definition: An organism whose cells lack a nucleus Term: Eukaryote Definition: An organism whose cells contain a nucleus; exist as both unicellular (ameba and paramecium) or multicellular (plants and animals) organisms. Term: Specialized cell Definition: Each cell has a function that helps the other cells.
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