Unformatted text preview: inferred solely from its simpler parts. 3. What is the operational definition of life? a. Moves by internal forces b. Takes up small molecules and synthesizes large molecules in order to grow c. Transforms energy d. Generates electrical energy e. Responds appropriately to the environment. 4. Why is the cell the basic unit of life? a. Because it is the smallest unit capable of executing all the operational definitions of life....
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- Spring '07
- Chemistry, operational definition, Emergent Property, Vitalist, synthesizes large molecules