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English definition of “organism”


noun [C] uk   /ˈɔː.ɡən.ɪ.zəm/ us    /ˈɔːr-/
a single living plant, animal, virus, etc.: Amoebae and bacteria are single-celled organisms.
See also
Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
(Definition of organism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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