And those necessary steps tend to mean that the organism behaves as a unit.
An organism was no longer just an animal, it was a complex machine comprised of millions of parts.
As the first order of business for any organism is survival, our brain privileges information that appears to threaten us.
WGA is classified as a lectin—a term for a protein produced by an organism to protect itself from predation.
Gerwig: Sometimes we had that element of moving as one organism: the damsels.
By some means it must be separated from all the other correspondences of the organism which do not share its peculiar quality.
Thus the organism modifies its surroundings, and is in turn modified by them.
The first cause lies evidently in the law of proceeding in every organism as in every work from the simple to the complex.
Though they may be shorn of their glory, they retain their place in the organism of knowledge.
The condition of the organism thus modified, which lasts as long as the irritation, is called by Semon the state of irritation.
organism or·gan·ism (ôr'gə-nĭz'əm)
An individual form of life, such as a plant, an animal, a bacterium, a protist, or a fungus; a body made up of organs, organelles, or other parts that work together to carry on the various processes of life.
An individual form of life that is capable of growing, metabolizing nutrients, and usually reproducing. Organisms can be unicellular or multicellular. They are scientifically divided into five different groups (called kingdoms) that include prokaryotes, protists, fungi, plants, and animals, and that are further subdivided based on common ancestry and homology of anatomic and molecular structures.