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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organism

In biology, an organism (from Greek: οργανισμός, organismos) is any individual entity that .... Multicellular organisms are able to specialize cells to perform specific ... Horizontal gene transfer makes it more difficult to study the last universal ancestor. ... However, the identification of these genes as being present in LUCA was ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_particular_organism_or_part_of_an_organism_being_studied

Specific branches study more precise groupings of organism. Basically ... What is the study of the organs that make up parts of the organ system? Physiology.

www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Branches_of_biology

Jun 11, 2008 ... Biology, the scientific study of life, includes several relevant branches. ... effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life. ... thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use ... Physiology - the biological study of the functions of living organisms and their parts.

www.shmoop.com/ecology/terms.html

Shmoop Biology glossary of Ecology: Organisms and Their Environments ... While humans often refer to their "community" as being a part of a group of ... Ecology includes the study of individuals, populations, communities, and ecosystems.

www.nigms.nih.gov/Education/Pages/modelorg_factsheet.aspx

A research organism can be any creature that scientists use to study life. ... Worms and zebrafish, which can regrow missing or injured body parts, are used to ... controls allow for more precise understanding of the biological factors being studied and ... When scientists discover a link between a particular gene and a human ...

www.scienceclarified.com/Ex-Ga/Fossil-and-Fossilization.html

Fossils usually represent the hard parts, such as bones or shells of animals and leaves, ... Through paleontology (the scientific study of fossils), it is possible to ... This prevents the animal or plant from being eaten by other organisms or from ... Index fossil: A distinctive fossil, common to a particular geological period, that is ...

www.softschools.com/science/biology/classification_of_living_things

All living organisms are classified into groups based on very basic, shared ... This grouping system makes it easier for scientists to study certain groups of organisms. ... there is a common ancestry among those organisms in a particular phylum. ... name an organism, the genus is used to determine the first part of its two-part ...

study.com/academy/lesson/organism-definition-lesson-quiz.html

There are millions of organisms, so how do scientists organize them all? ... allows scientists everywhere to refer to a particular organism in the same way. ... to learn about some really cool organisms found in different parts of the world. ... Despite their dance moves in common, as well as being multi-celled animals with a ...

www.britannica.com/science/morphology-biology

4 days ago ... morphology: In biology, the study of the size, shape, and structure of animals, ... of the functions of organisms and their parts; function and structure are so ... Cuvier in particular was among the first to study the structures of both ...