Definition of Organism. Meaning of Organism. Synonyms of Organism

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Organism. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Organism and, of course, Organism synonyms and on the right images related to the word Organism.

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

- An organism is defined in a medical dictionary as any living thing that functions as an individual. Such a definition raises more problems than it solves...
- unicellular organism, also known as a single-celled organism, is an organism that consists of a single cell, unlike a multicellular organism that consists...
- A microorganism, or microbe, is an organism of microscopic size, which may exist in its single-celled form or as a colony of cells. The possible existence...
- A multicellular organism is an organism that consists of more than one cell, unlike unicellular organisms. All species of animals, land plants and most...
- that discoveries made in the model organism will provide insight into the workings of other organisms. Model organisms are widely used to research human...
- This article lists the largest organisms for various types of life and mostly considers extant species, which found on Earth can be determined according...
- An anaerobic organism or anaerobe is any organism that does not require molecular oxygen for growth. It may react negatively or even die if free oxygen...
- The HACEK organisms are a group of fastidious Gram-negative bacteria that are an unusual cause of infective endocarditis, which is an inflammation of...
- A digital organism is a self-replicating computer program that mutates and evolves. Digital organisms are used as a tool to study the dynamics of Darwinian...
- An aerobic organism or aerobe is an organism that can survive and grow in an oxygenated environment. The ability to exhibit aerobic respiration may yield...