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EMERGENT PROPERTY

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EMERGENT PROPERTIES
It's the property where living things become more and more complex as it goes from cellular level (exp humans are made of cells) to organ system (exp humans are made of organ system composed of millions of cells).
Cell ---> Tissue ----> Organ ---> Organ System ---> Animal

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It's based on the concept that "the whole is greater than the composition of its parts." Exp: heart is made of cells only, but if you just have heart cells (sum of its parts) it won't do anything but if the whole heart is there, it will perform the function of pumping blood (the whole is greater).
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