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life functions

TermDefinition
biology the study of life and living organisms
metabolism the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
life the condition that distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic matter, including the capacity for growth, reproduction, functional activity, and continual change preceding death.
aerobic relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen
organism an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form.
anaerobic relating to, involving, or requiring an absence of free oxygen.
life processes 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.
biotic of, relating to, or resulting from living things, especially in their ecological relations.
growth the process of increasing in physical size.
reproduction the action or process of making a copy of something.
regulation a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority.
respiration the action of breathing.
excretion a product of excretion
transport take or carry (people or goods) from one place to another by means of a vehicle, aircraft, or ship.
synthesis the combination of ideas to form a theory or system
Created by: drfreshkid