IGCSE Biology Characteristics of living things

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Growth
A permanent increase in size and dry mass by an increase in cell size and/or number
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Respiration
The chemical reactions that break down nutrient molecules in living cells to release energy.
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Sensitivity or Irritability
The ability of the body to detect and respond to stimuli.
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Movement
An action by organism causing a change of position or place
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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 in excess of requiremnets
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Nutrition
The taking in of nutrients which are organic molecules and mineral ions, providing raw materials or energy for growth, tissue repair and reproduction.
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The chemical reactions that break down nutrient molecules in living cells to release energy.

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An action by organism causing a change of position or place

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