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Organism

Organism

WordNet



noun


(1)   A living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
(2)   A system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
"The social organism"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A discrete and complete living thing, such as animal, plant, fungus or microorganism.
  2. Any complex thing with properties normally associated with living things.