Living Thing

Term Definition
organism living thing
cell the basic unit structure and function in an organism.
multicellular consisting of many cells.
unicellular made of a single cell.
stimulus a change in an organism surroundings that causes the organism to react.
response an action or change in behavior that occurs as a result of a stimulus.
classification the process of grouping things based on their similarities.
taxonomy the scientific study of how thing are classified.
species a group of similar organisms that can mate each other and produce offspring that can also mate and produce.
development the process of change that occurs during an organisms life to produce a more complex organism.
prokaryote an organism whose cells lack a nucleus and some other cell structure.
eukayote An organism whose cells contain nuclei.

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