An organism is any individual living thing. It is easy to recognize a living thing, but not so easy to define it. Animals and plants are organisms, obviously. Organisms are a biotic, or living, part of the environment.
Also to know is, what is the scientific term for all living things?
Study Guide for Biology Test 1 BJU
|The scientific term for a living thing is a(an) _____________________.||organism|
|All living things are ___________________.||cellular|
|What is the simplest level at which life may exist?||a cell|
|Are all cells alike?||No, they are very different|
What is another name for the classification of living things?
Classification of Living Things & Naming In science, the practice of classifying organisms is called taxonomy (Taxis means arrangement and nomos means method). The modern taxonomic system was developed by the Swedish botanist Carolus (Carl) Linnaeus (1707-1778).
What is the scientific name for the?
A name used by scientists, especially the taxonomic name of an organism that consists of the genus and species. Scientific names usually come from Latin or Greek. An example is Homo sapiens, the scientific name for humans.