Definición de organism en inglés:

organism

Saltos de línea: or¦gan|ism
Pronunciación: /ˈɔːg(ə)nɪz(ə)m
 
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sustantivo

  • 1An individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form: fish and other organisms have been destroyed over large areas of the creek
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    • Green plants are the only organisms in the natural world that can make their own food.
    • Eventually, it melts to supply water and nutrients to plants and aquatic organisms.
    • Plants are aerobic organisms that rely on oxygen for development and metabolism.
    Sinónimos
    living thing, being, creature, animal, plant, structure, life form, entity, body
  • 1.1The material structure of an organism: the heart’s contribution to the maintenance of the human organism
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    • Basically us humans are only organisms, we are the same as a plant, a dog, even a bacteria.
    • In the human organism, cholesterol is the parent compound of all steroid hormones.
    • Humans and all other organisms are related by evolution to a common ancestor.
  • 1.2A system or organization consisting of interdependent parts, compared to a living being: the Church is a divinely constituted organism
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    • There are some intelligent people in it, but the organism of the government is not intelligent.
    • Broadly speaking, the Greeks viewed the Universe as a living organism rather than as a mechanism like a watch.
    • According to Richard Pascale, if you want your company to stay alive, then try running it like a living organism.
    Sinónimos
    structure, system, organization, entity, whole, set-up

Derivativos

organismal

adjetivo
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  • Body size is a frequently cited influence on organismal biology and evolution.
  • These genes strongly implicate the glucose metabolism pathway in organismal aging.
  • A difference in gene expression need not influence organismal phenotype or fitness.

organismic

adjetivo
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  • Lazarus defined emotions as a complex, patterned organismic reaction to how we think we are doing in life.
  • In the chain of life there is an organismic relationship among things.
  • It is devoted to what molecular biologists have learned about the details, with all their intricacies and puzzles, of organismic development.

Origen

early 18th century (in the sense 'organization', from organize): current senses derive from French organisme.

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