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Osmosis
The movement of water from a region of high concentration to a region of low concentration down a concentration gradient through a partially permiable membrane.
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Excretion
removal from organisms of toxic materials, the waste products of metabolism and substances in excess of requirements.
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growth
permanent increase in size and dry mass by an increase in cell number or cell size or both.
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nutrition
taking in of nutrients which are organic substances and mineral ions, containing raw materials or energy for growth and tissue repair, absorbing and assimilating them.
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respiration
chemical reactions that break down nutrient
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removal from organisms of toxic materials, the waste products of metabolism and substances in excess of requirements.

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Excretion

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

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taking in of nutrients which are organic substances and mineral ions, containing raw materials or energy for growth and tissue repair, absorbing and assimilating them.

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chemical reactions that break down nutrient

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