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Definition of Organism

Organism

  1. Organic structure; organization.
  2. An organized being; a living body, either vegetable or animal, compozed of different organs or parts with functions which are separate, but mutually dependent, and essential to the life of the individual.

Organism Quotations

Genetically modified organism (GMO) foods are feared and hated by environmentalists and the public alike. Yet the scientific assessment of GMOs is remarkably different. Every major scientific evaluation of GMO technology has concluded that GMOs are safe for human consumption and are a benefit to the environment.
Ramez Naam

The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The human body is essentially something other than an animal organism.
Martin Heidegger

Because all of biology is connected, one can often make a breakthrough with an organism that exaggerates a particular phenomenon, and later explore the generality.
Thomas R. Cech

Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die.
Gore Vidal
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Organism Translations

organism in Dutch is organisme
organism in French is organisme
organism in German is Organismus
organism in Hungarian is szervezet, organizmus
organism in Italian is organismo
organism in Portuguese is organismo
organism in Spanish is organismo
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