Biology ch2

Biology ch2 - Term Definition Organisms All living things...

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Term: Organisms Definition: All living things that share a common set of characteristics that distinguish them from nonliving things Term: Cell Definition: Is the simplest unit of organizations in organisms Term: Unicellular Definition: One cell organisms Term: Multicellular Definition: Contain many cells Term: Metabolism Definition: The chemical reactions in cells that breakdown nutrients and create components of cells and organisms
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Term: Stimulus Definition: A factor or environmental change capable of producing activity in a organism Term: Adaptations Definition: Characteristics of organisms that allow them to live in their environment Term: Homeostasis Definition: Process of maintaining stable internal conditions such as temperature Term: Genes Definition: Units of heredity That contribute to the characteristics or traits of organisms Term: Population Definition: A group of organisms of the same
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