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Postby Amin » Sun Jun 12, 2005 3:44 pm

I can’t seem to find out an answer for a study guide I was given to prepare for an upcoming final. Any help would be wonderful.

8 Characteristics of a Living Organism?

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Postby Poison » Sun Jun 12, 2005 5:12 pm

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Postby xerophyte » Sun Jun 12, 2005 9:18 pm

The eight characteristics of a living organism are:

M - movement
R - respiration
S - sensation
R - reproduction
E - excretion
N - nutrition[/b]
The first letter of each characteristic makes the phrase Mrs. Ren. Hope this helps!
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Postby Winter » Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:45 am

The characteristics of a living organism are:
1:Growth
2:Movement
3:Respiration
4:Reproduction
5:Respond to Stimuli
6:Excrete

cant think of the other 2
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Postby Winter » Mon Jun 13, 2005 5:13 am

Ok, here are some more characteristics of a living organism:
-composed of cells
-exhibit biological organization (cell, tissue, organ,etc etc)
-require nutrients/energy
-contain DNA
-evolve

check this address for other definitions of what comprises a living organism:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life

the above characteristics were found at this address:
faculty.clintoncc.suny.edu/faculty/Michael.Gregory/ files/Bio%20101/Bio%20101%20Lectures/Life/life.htm
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Re: MRS. REN

Postby Chris4 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:30 pm

xerophyte wrote:The eight characteristics of a living organism are:

M - movement
R - respiration
S - sensation
R - reproduction
E - excretion
N - nutrition[/b]
The first letter of each characteristic makes the phrase Mrs. Ren. Hope this helps!


Thats only 6 :lol:

This has been asked so many times recently. :roll:
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Re: Biology Help

Postby kandarp shah » Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:29 pm

Amin wrote:I can’t seem to find out an answer for a study guide I was given to prepare for an upcoming final. Any help would be wonderful.

8 Characteristics of a Living Organism?

Thanks,
Amin

there is excalty 8 characteristics :)
1) nutrition
2) transport
3) respiration
4) excreation
5) synthesis
6) regulaation
7) growth
8) reproduction
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