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Biology
study of life
organization
high degree of order within an organism's internal and external parts and in its interaction with the living world
cell
smallest unit that can perform all life's processes
unicellular
orgranisms with 1 cell
multicellular
organisms such as humans or trees with multiple cells
organs
structures that carry out certain jobs within the body
tissues
groups of cells that have similar abilities and that allow an organism to function
organelles
tiny structures that carry out functions necessary for the organism to stay alive.
biological molecules
chemical compounds that provide physical structure
Homeostasis
the maintenance of a steady level of internal conditions
Metabolism
the sum of all chemical reactions that take in and transform energy and materials from the environment
divison
the formation of two new cells from an existing cell
development
process by which an organism becomes a mature adult
reproduction
the process in which organisms produce new organisms
gene
A short segment of DNA that contains that contains the instructions for a single trait