Definition of Organisms. Meaning of Organisms. Synonyms of Organisms

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Definition of Organisms

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 Organisms from wikipedia

- system that functions as an individual entity. All organisms are composed of cells (cell theory). Organisms are classified by taxonomy into groups such as...
- that consists of multiple cells. Organisms fall into two general categories: prokaryotic organisms and eukaryotic organisms. All prokaryotes are unicellular...
- genome size. Some organisms group together to form a superorganism (such as ants or bees), but such are not classed as single large organisms. The Great Barrier...
- with other larger organisms; some of which are mutually beneficial (mutualism), while others can be damaging to the host organism (parasitism). If microorganisms...
- (cir****scribing) and classifying groups of biological organisms based on shared characteristics. Organisms are grouped into taxa (singular: taxon) and these...
- Multicellular organisms arise in various ways, for example by cell division or by aggregation of many single cells. Colonial organisms are the result...
- breeding, in which organisms with desired traits (and thus with the desired genes) are used to breed the next generation and organisms lacking the trait...
- The smallest organisms found on Earth can be determined according to various aspects of organism size, including volume, m****, height, length, or genome...
- live near hydrothermal vents on the deep-sea ocean floor. Aerotolerant organisms, which cannot use oxygen for growth, but tolerate its presence. Facultative...
- common pioneer organisms include lichens and algae. Mosses usually follow lichens in colonization but cannot serve as pioneer organisms. These common pioneer...