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All living things (organisms) must maintain homeostasis

Nutrition

The obtaining and processing of food materials (nutrients)

Synthesis

Combining of simple substances to form more complex substances

Growth

The increase in size of an organism

Excretion

Removal of metabolic waste

Transport

The absorption and distribution (circulation) of materials throughout an organism

Reproduce

The ability of organisms to produce more of their own kind (essential to the species but not to the individual)

Respiration

Release energy stored in nutrients

Regulation

The coordinated response of an organism to a changing environment in order to maintain homeostasis

Metabolism

The sum total of all the life processes required to sustain life; includes all the chemical reactions that occur at the cellular level

Homeostasis

The maintenance of stable (constant) internal environment

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