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Life Functions

Activities to maintain homeostasis

Biology Study of life and living organisms.
Metabolism The chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
Life The existence of an individual human being or animal.
Aerobic Relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen.
Organism Contiguous living system, such as an animal, plant, fungus, archaeon, or bacterium.
Anaerobic Relating to, involving, or requiring an absence of free oxygen.
Life Processes Series of actions that are essential to determine if an animal is alive.
Sexual A mode of reproduction involving the fusion of female gamete (ovum) and male gamete (spermatozoon), which forms a zygote that potentially develops into genetically distinct offspring.
Homeostasis The tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements, especially as maintained by physiological processes.
Asexual Not involving the fusion of gametes.
Biotic Relating to, or resulting from living things, especially in their ecological relations.
Abiotic Non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect living organisms and the functioning of ecosystems.
Adaptation A change or the process of change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment.
Autotrophic Type of nutrition in which organisms synthesize the organic materials they require from inorganic sources.
Control A variable that remains unchanged or held constant to prevent its effects on the outcome and therefore may verify the behavior of and the relationship between independent and dependent variables.
Data Measurements collected from biological sources, which are often stored or exchanged in a digital form.