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organism

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːrgənɪzəm; ˈɔːgənɪzəm/

Translation of organism in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Biology/Biología] [Botany/Botánica] organismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (coordinated whole) organismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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