Definition of Organism. Meaning of Organism. Synonyms of Organism

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Definition of Organism

Organism
Organism Or"gan*ism, n. [Cf. F. organisme.] 1. Organic structure; organization. ``The advantageous organism of the eye.' --Grew. 2. (Biol.) An organized being; a living body, either vegetable or animal, compozed of different organs or parts with functions which are separate, but mutually dependent, and essential to the life of the individual. Note: Some of the lower forms of life are so simple in structure as to be without organs, but are still called organisms, since they have different parts analogous in functions to the organs of higher plants and animals.

Meaning of Organism from wikipedia

- In biology, an organism (from Gr****: ὀργανισμός, organismos) is any individual entity that propagates the properties of life. It is a synonym for "life...
- that discoveries made in the model organism will provide insight into the workings of other organisms. Model organisms are widely used to research human...
- unicellular organism, also known as a single-celled organism, is an organism that consists of only one cell, unlike a multicellular organism that consists...
- Multicellular organisms are organisms that consist of more than one cell, in contrast to unicellular organisms. All species of animals, land plants and...
- A microorganism, or microbe, is a microscopic organism, which may exist in its single-celled form or in a colony of cells. The possible existence of unseen...
- A fastidious organism is any organism that has complex or particular nutritional requirements. In other words, a fastidious organism will only grow when...
- A genetically modified organism (GMO) is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. The exact definition...
- An aerobic organism or aerobe is an organism that can survive and grow in an oxygenated environment. In contrast, an anaerobic organism (anaerobe) is any...
- A prokaryote is a unicellular organism that lacks a membrane-bound nucleus, mitochondria, or any other membrane-bound organelle. The word prokaryote comes...
- Eukaryotes (/juːˈkærioʊt, -ət/) are organisms whose cells have a nucleus enclosed within membranes, unlike prokaryotes (Bacteria and Archaea), which have...
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