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Response

An organism reacts to a stimulus with a response- an action or a change in behavior.

2

Asexual reproduction

Asexual reproduction involves one parent and produces offspring that are identical to the parent.

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Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction involves two parents and combines their genetic material to produce a new organism that differs from both parents.

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Autoroph

Organism's that make their own food.

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Heterotroph

Organism's that can not make their own food.

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Homeostasis

The maintenance of stable internal conditions.

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Stimulus

It's a change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organisim to react.