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They need to become streamlined: an organism that is basically very primitive.Vampires without Glitter or Girl Problems: Inside Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’|Andrew Romano|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
WGA is classified as a lectin—a term for a protein produced by an organism to protect itself from predation.
And those necessary steps tend to mean that the organism behaves as a unit.
It decides to pounce on a prey, to hide in the grass, to take off and fly, so the organism does behave as a very unitary entity.
Gerwig: Sometimes we had that element of moving as one organism: the damsels.The Damsels in ‘Damsels in Distress’ Discuss the Film, Director Whit Stillman, and Women in Films|Geoff Berkshire|April 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I will describe this double stage of the organism by the phrase 'larval dimorphism.'The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
Thus, great size in an organism is likely to be produced at the expense of the germinal cell-forming molecules.The Making of Species|Douglas Dewar
No matter how well you may know each single part, yet you will not understand the whole machine or organism by this means alone.The Positive Outcome of Philosophy|Joseph Dietzgen
Every variation of every organism is in some measure determined by the constitution of the organism.Theism|Robert Flint
Dying is that breakdown in an organism which throws it out of correspondence with some necessary part of the environment.Natural Law in the Spiritual World|Henry Drummond