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or·gan·ism / ˈôrgəˌnizəm/ • n. an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form. ∎  the material structure of such an individual: the heart's contribution to the maintenance of the human organism. ∎  a whole with interdependent parts, likened to a living being: the upper strata of the American social organism. DERIVATIVES: or·gan·is·mal / ˌôrgəˈnizməl/ adj. or·gan·is·mic / ˌôrgəˈnizmik/ adj.

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organism (or-găn-izm) n. any living thing, which may consist of a single cell (see microorganism) or a group of differentiated but interdependent cells.

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organism An individual living system, such as an animal, plant, or microorganism, that is capable of reproduction, growth, and maintenance.

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