11 terms

Biology Hierarchy of Biological Organization (from Smallest to Largest)

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Atom
basic unit of matter
Molecule
A chemical structure consisting of atoms
Organelle
Little "organs" in the cell
Cell
Life's fundamental unit of structure and function
Tissue
A group of similar cells
Organ and Organ systems
Specialized body parts made up of tissues
Organism
An individual living thing
Population
all same species in a particular area
Community
all different species in an ecosystem
Ecosystem
all living and nonliving things in a particular area
Biosphere
all ecosystems on Earth