They need to become streamlined: an organism that is basically very primitive.
And those necessary steps tend to mean that the organism behaves as a unit.
The organism, explains the CDC on its excellent website, “travels up the nose to the brain where it destroys the brain tissue.”
An organism was no longer just an animal, it was a complex machine comprised of millions of parts.
WGA is classified as a lectin—a term for a protein produced by an organism to protect itself from predation.
By some means it must be separated from all the other correspondences of the organism which do not share its peculiar quality.
Is there, you may ask, any organism to be detected in the putrefying pus?
The first cause lies evidently in the law of proceeding in every organism as in every work from the simple to the complex.
The former, we may say, deals with man as an organism, the latter with him as an organizer.
The condition of the organism thus modified, which lasts as long as the irritation, is called by Semon the state of irritation.
organism or·gan·ism (ôr'gə-nĭz'əm)
An individual form of life, such as a plant, an animal, a bacterium, a protist, or a fungus; a body made up of organs, organelles, or other parts that work together to carry on the various processes of life.
An individual form of life that is capable of growing, metabolizing nutrients, and usually reproducing. Organisms can be unicellular or multicellular. They are scientifically divided into five different groups (called kingdoms) that include prokaryotes, protists, fungi, plants, and animals, and that are further subdivided based on common ancestry and homology of anatomic and molecular structures.