Co-ordinated Science IGCSE Biology Unit 1

Characteristics of living organsisms

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Nutrition

Taking in nutrients and assimilating them  

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Excretion

the removal of toxins, waste products of metabolism and substances that the body doesn't need

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Respiration

The chemical process that breaks nutrients down in living cells to release energy

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Sensitivity

The ability to sense changes in the enironment and respond

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Reproduction

The processes that make more of the same kind of organism

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Growth

A permanent increase in size and dry mass by an increase in cell number or cell size

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Movement

An action by and organism or by part of an organism that causes it to change position or place

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