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life function

jobs of body

TermDefinition
growth the process of increasing in physical size
life the condition that distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic matter, including the capacity for growth, reproduction, functional activity, and continual change preceding death.
biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, identification and taxonomy.
digestion the process of breaking down food by mechanical and enzymatic action in the alimentary canal into substances that can be used by the body.
cell a small room in which a prisoner is locked up or in which a monk or nun sleeps
enviroment the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
ingestion is the consumption of a substance by an organism. In animals, it normally is accomplished by taking in the substance through the mouth into the gastrointestinal tract, such as through eating or drinking.
synthesis combination or composition, in particular.
reproduction the action or process of making a copy of something.
nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism.
respiration the action of breathing.
transport take or carry (people or goods) from one place to another by means of a vehicle, aircraft, or ship.
excretion (in living organisms and cells) the process of eliminating or expelling waste matter.
metabolism the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
aerobic relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen.
regulations a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority.
anaerobic relating to, involving, or requiring an absence of free oxygen
life process are the series of actions that are essential to determine if an animal is alive. Living things have seven essential processes in common: movement, respiration, sensitivity, growth, reproduction, excretion and nutrition.
sexual relating to the instincts, physiological processes, and activities connected with physical attraction or intimate physical contact between individuals.
asexual without sexual feelings or associations.
homeostasis the tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements, especially as maintained by physiological processes.
biotic of, relating to, or resulting from living things, especially in their ecological relations.
Created by: Lewis14_Majesty