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food pyramid
Photosynthesis
Respiration
The process by which cells break down simple food molecules to release the energy they contain.
Nutrition
the process by which the body takes in and uses food
cell
The basic unit of structure and function in living things
Digestion
The process by which the body breaks down food into small nutrient molecules
Excretion
Process by which metabolic wastes are eliminated from the body
Homeostasis
process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment
Species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring.
Osmosis
Diffusion of water through a selectively permeable membrane