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Axia College Material 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. May evolve into a new type of organism
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Carries out and controls a variety of chemical reactions 4. Produces offspring resembling itself 5. Consume other living things (digestion of food materials) (This should have been: acquires and uses 6. Have life cycles (Highly organized and complex ) 7. Have a role in food chains 8. Ability to grow 9. Have self-directed movement (Maintains a consistent internal environment 10. Can react to environmental , non-self, stimuli BIO 100...
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