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Biology
They study of living things
Metabolism
the sum total of all life processes
assimilation
the production of more living tissue
respiration
production of energy
nutrition
the process by which living things obtain and use food
transport
process by which ingested food gets distributed throughout the organism
growth
increase in size
reproduction
organisms produce new individuals of the same kind
regulation
the control and coordination of carious activities in an organism
life
NO definition
homeostasis
maintenance of an organism's constant enviornment
scientific method
define the problem
collect data
form a hypothesis
test it
draw a conclusion
taxonomy
branch of biology dealing with classification and naming of living and extinct organisms
prokryote
without a distinct nucleus
eukryote
with a distinct nucleus