characteristics of living organisms

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  • characteristics of living organism
    • movement- the action by an organism or a part of an organism causing a change in position or place
    • Respiration- The chemical reaction in cells that break down nutrient molecules to release energy for metabolism
    • Senstivity- The ability to detect or sense stimuli in the internal or external environments and make appropriate responses to it
    • Growth is the permanent increase in the size and dry mass by an increase in cell size or cell number or both
    • reproduction is the process that make more of the same kind
    • excretion is the removal from organisms of the waste products of metabolism,  toxic materials and substance in excess in requirements
    • nutrition is the taking in of materials for energy,growth and development.Plants require light,carbon dioxide,water and ions. Animals require organic compounds, ions and water

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