Biology - Organisms - Seven Living Processes - Definitions

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Movement
An action by an organism or part of an organism causing a change of position or place.
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Respiration
Chemical reactions that break down nutrient molecules in living cells to release energy
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Sensitivity
The ability to a detect or sense changes in the environment (stimuli) and to make a response
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Growth
A permanent increase in size and dry mass, by an increase in cell number, cell size, or both.
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Reproduction
The process of making more of the same kind of organism
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Excretion
The removal of toxic materials, waste products of metabolism (chemical reactions in cells including respiration) and substances in excess of requirement.
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Nutrition
The taking in of nutrients which are organic substances and mineral ions, containing raw materials or energy ffor growth and tissue repair, absorbing and assimilating them.
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Chemical reactions that break down nutrient molecules in living cells to release energy

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Respiration

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The ability to a detect or sense changes in the environment (stimuli) and to make a response

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

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The process of making more of the same kind of organism

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