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Appendix C Characteristics of Living Organisms Ten characteristics distinguish an object or thing from an actual living organism. All 10 characteristics must be present simultaneously for something to be considered living. The following table lists four of the 10 characteristics that make up a living organism. Fill in the remaining six characteristics: Characteristics of a Living Organism 1. Composed of one or more cells 2.
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Unformatted text preview: May evolve into a new type of organism 3. Carries out and controls a variety of chemical reactions 4. Produces offspring resembling itself 5. Highly organized, complex entities 6. Contains a blueprint of their characteristics 7. Acquires and uses energy 8. Grows in size and changes in appearance and abilities 9. Maintains a fairly constant internal environment 10. Responds to changes in their environment BIO 100...
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