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Post by thschica » Thu Sep 27, 2007 12:32 am

I have a major test tomorrow and i came across a question on my review that I was unsure about what the answer was. I quessed hydrolysis and dehydration synthesis but I dont know if these are right.... The question reads as follows...

The way living organisms grow by taking in dissimilar substances and making them unique to themselves is called________.

I really have no idea can someone please help me? : )

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Post by mith » Thu Sep 27, 2007 12:53 am

I think this question is too vague, I'd guess digestion even though it doesnt fit too well.
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Post by MrMistery » Thu Sep 27, 2007 12:39 pm

anabolism?
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Post by Darby » Thu Sep 27, 2007 11:46 pm

My guess would be assimilation.

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Post by AAE » Fri Oct 26, 2007 2:05 pm

digestion is my guess...

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Post by Dustfinger » Mon Oct 29, 2007 2:53 pm

I'd say assimilation or anabolism..
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Post by victor » Mon Oct 29, 2007 10:47 pm

There're "grow" and "taking" words there. So I think that "grow" is a matter of anabolism and "taking" is a matter of assimilation which then lead to catabolism. Then anabolism + catabolism would be metabolism :razz:
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