Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 3, The Biosphere - 3.4 - Cycles of Matter - 3.4 Assessment - Page 86: 3a

Answer

All organisms need nutrients in order to build tissues and run their physiology. Nutrients are essentially a special matter that organisms can digest and utilize to build themselves and run bodily functions. Some nutrients are essential nutrients that organisms have to periodically obtain in order to survive. Examples include iodine and calcium.

Work Step by Step

All organisms need nutrients in order to build tissues and run their physiology. Nutrients are essentially a special matter that organisms can digest and utilize to build themselves and run bodily functions. Some nutrients are essential nutrients that organisms have to periodically obtain in order to survive. Examples include iodine and calcium.
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