Characteristics of Living Things

ABSORPTION
AEROBIC
ANAEROBIC
AUTOTROPH
CIRCULATION
DIGESTION
EGESTION
EQUILIBRIUM
EXCRETION
FEEDBACK
GROWTH
HETEROTROPH
HOMEOSTASIS
INGESTION
LIFE
LIFEFUNCTIONS
LOCOMOTION
METABOLISM
MOTILE
NUTRITION
REPRODUCTION
RESPIRATION
SESSILE
SYNTHESIS
TRANSPORT

Although scientists do not agree on one definition of life, they do agree aht an organism is considered to be alive as long as its cells perform certain life functions: nutrition, transport, respiration, excretion, regulation, growth, reproduction, synthesis, and metabolism.

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ABSORPTION  1614n
AEROBIC  110ne
ANAEROBIC  112n
AUTOTROPH  49ne
CIRCULATION  113e
DIGESTION  208s
EGESTION  411e
EQUILIBRIUM  1412w
EXCRETION  411ne
FEEDBACK  1719w
GROWTH  918w
HETEROTROPH  1414n
HOMEOSTASIS  1415w
INGESTION  1616w
LIFE  1717w
LIFEFUNCTIONS  1111nw
LOCOMOTION  1717n
METABOLISM  412n
MOTILE  43e
NUTRITION  1111n
REPRODUCTION  1414w
RESPIRATION  1514n
SESSILE  1918w
SYNTHESIS  1918n
TRANSPORT  119nw