Life processes

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meeeemi
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Life processes
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2013-11-24 22:17:54
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  1. nutrition
    obtaining nutrition from the environment and breaking it down
  2. ingest
    digest
    egest
    • ingest - to take in
    • digest - to break down to a usable form
    • egest - release of undigested waste
  3. transport
    moving materials
  4. respiration
    breaking down nutrients into smaller units and releasing stored energy in chemical bonds
  5. synthesis
    to build small substances into more complex substances
  6. growth
    increase
  7. regulation
    responding to environmental stimuli and controlling the internal enviroment
  8. homeostasis
    maintaining a stable internal enviroments
  9. feedback mechanisms
    mechanisms that help regulate normal condition within the body
  10. excretion
    removing waste
  11. reproduction
    passing genes to the next generation
  12. metabolism
    combination of chemical reactions that occur in cells

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