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Chapter 1, Section 1: Introduction of Biology

Introduction to Biology
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biology
study of life
organism
is anything that has or once had all these characteristics
organization
arranged in an orderly way
growth
results in the addition of mass to an organism and, in many organisms
developement
process of natural changes that take place during the life of an organism
reproduction
the production of offspring
species
is a group of organisms that can breed with one another and produce fertile offspring
stimulus
anything that is part of either enviroment and causes some sort of reaction by the organism
response
the reaction to the stimulus
homeostasis
regultaion of an organism's internal condtions to maintain life
adaptation
any inherited characteristics that results from changes to a species over time