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Unformatted text preview: simultaneously produces an effect of co-ordination and acts as a sensing system. To respond to the stimuli, the organism has certain efferent units like muscles, glands, hair , etc. The process of response involves the use of energy. The responses are of two types: a) generalized, and b) protective. Protective responses help to promote survival and thus sustain life. A generalized response contribute to the behavior patterns of an organism. For certain classes, the response occurs with a definite pattern which is innate to the organism. Nonliving things dont respond to stimuli as living things do....
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