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English definition of “organism”


noun [C]     /ˈɔː.ɡən.ɪ.zəm/ US  /ˈɔːr-/
a single living plant, animal, virus, etc.: Amoebae and bacteria are single-celled organisms. → See also microorganismBacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
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