Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - The Characteristics of Life - Biology Matters: 1

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There are seven basic characteristics that all organisms possess: they are all organized, require and obtain materials and energy, need to reproduce, grow and develop, maintain body systems and internal balance (homeostasis), have a response system, and have gone through their own ecological evolution.

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There are seven basic characteristics that all organisms possess: they are all organized, require and obtain materials and energy, need to reproduce, grow and develop, maintain body systems and internal balance (homeostasis), have a response system, and have gone through their own ecological evolution.
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