Characteristics of Living Organisms

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Respiration Chemical reactions that break down nutrient molecules in living cells to release energy
Excretion Removal from organisms of toxic materials, the waste products of metabolism and substances in excess of requirements
Nutrition Taking in of nutrients which are organic substances and mineral ions, containing raw materials or energy for growth and tissue repair, absorbing and assimilating them
Sensitivity Ability to detect or sense changes in the environment and to make responses
Reproduction Process that makes more of the same kind of organism
Growth Permanent increase in size and dry mass by an increase in cell number or cell size or both
Movement Action by an organism or part of an organism causing a change of position or place
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