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metabolism
the sum of all the chemical processes that occur in the body
responsiveness
the body's ability to detect and respond to changes in its internal or external environment
movement
motion of the whole body, individual organs, single cells, and even tiny structures inside cells
growth
an increase in body size that results from an increase in the size of existing cells, the number of cells, or both
differentiation
the process a cell undergoes to develop from an unspecialized to a specialized state
stem cells
ancestor cells which can divide and give rise to progeny that undergo differentiation
reproduction
either the formation of new cells for growth, repair, or replacement, or to the production of a new individual