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MOVEMENT
CHANGE IN POSITION OF THE BODY OR OF A BODY PART; MOTION OF AN INTERNAL ORGAN
RESPONSIVENESS
REACTION TO A CHANGE INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE BODY
GROWTH
INCREASE IN BODY SIZE WITHOUT CHANGE IN SHAPE
REPRODUCTION
PRODUCTION OF NEW ORGANISMS AND NEW CELLS
RESPIRATION
OBTAINING OXYGEN, REMOVING CARBON DIOXIDE, AND RELEASING ENERGY FROM FOODS
DIGESTION
BREAKDOWN OF FOOD SUBSTANCES INTO SIMPLER FORMS THAT CAN BE ABSORBED AND USED
ABSORPTION
PASSAGE IF SUBSTANCES THROUGH MEMBRANES AND INTO BODY FLUIDS
CIRCULATION
MOVEMENT OF SUBSTANCES IN BODY FLUIDS
ASSIMILATION
CHANGING ABSORBED SUBSTANCES INTO CHEMICALLY DIFFERENT FORMS
EXCRETION
REMOVAL OF WASTES PRODUCED BY METABOLIC REACTIONS
WATER
MOST ABUNDANT CHEMICAL IN THE BODY. REQUIRED FOR MANY METABOLIC PROSESS AND PROVIDES THE ENVIRONMENTIN WHICH MOST OF THEM TAKE PLACE. ALSO TRANSPORTS SUBSTANCES WITHIN THE ORGANISM ANS IS IMPORTANT IN REGULATING BODY TEMPERATURE.
FOODS
SUBSTANCE THAT PROVIDE THE BODY WITH NECESSARY CHEMICALS IN ADDITION TO WATER. SOME OF THERE CHEMICALS ARE USED AS ENERGY SOURCES, OTHERS SUPPLY RAW MATERIALS FOR BUILDING NEW LIVING MATTER, AND STILL OTHERS HELP REGULATE VITAL CHEMICAL REACTIONS.
OXYGEN
GAS THAT MAKES UP ABOUT ONE-FIFTH OF ORDINARY AIR. IT IS USED TO RELEASE ENERGY FROM FOOD SUBSTANCES. THIS ENERGY IN TURN DRIVES METABOLIC PROCESSES.
HEAT
FORM OF ENERGY. PRODUCT OF METABOLIC REACTIONS, ANS THE DEGREE OF HEAT PRESENT PARTLY DETERMINES THE RATE AT WHICH THESE REACTIONS OCCUR. THE MORE HEAT THE FASTER CHEMICAL REACTIONS OCCUR.
PRESSURE
APPLICATION OF FORCE TO SOMETHING.
Atmospheric Pressure-FORCE ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE BODY DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF AIR ABOVE IT.
Hydrostatic Pressure-ORGANISMS LIVING UNDER WATER EXPERIENCE THIS KIND OF PREASSURE.