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Cell
Smallest unit that still displays the properties of life; it has the capacity to survive and reproduce on its own.
Compound
Molecule consisting of two or more elements in proportions that do not vary, as they can in mixtures.
Cell Theory
All organisms consist of one or more cells, the cell is the smallest unit of organization still displaying the properties of life, and the life's continuity arises directly from growth and division of single cells.
Mutation
Changes in DNA offspring inherit from their parents
homeostasis
When conditions in the internal environment change in harmful wyas receptor driven mechanisms kick in and return conditions to a state that cells can tolerate
Hypothesis
A testable explanation of the observed phenomenon or process.