Characteristics of Living Organisms

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Movement
An action by an organism or part of an organism causing a change in position or place
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Respiration
The chemical reactions that break down nutrient molecules in living cells to release energy for metabolism
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Sensitivity
The ability to detect or sense stimuli in the internal or external environment and to make responses
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Growth
A permanent increase in size and dry mass by an increase in cell number or cell size or both
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Reproduction
The process that make more of the same kind of organism
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Excretion
The removal from organisms of toxic materials, the waste products of metabolism and substances excess of requirements
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Nutrition
The taking in, absorption and assimilation of nutrients containing raw materials or energy for growth and tissue repair
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