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Life: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary is a Wikimedia Foundation project intended to be a free wiki dictionary (hence: Wiktionary) (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ... In biology and ecology, an organism (in Greek organon = instrument) is a living complex adaptive system of organs that influence each other in such a way that they function as a more or less stable whole. ... In biology, an organ (Latin: organum, instrument, tool) is a group of tissues that perform a specific function or group of functions. ...

Materials and substances: Organic life Organic life is life which is cellular, carbon-and-water-based with complex organization, having a metabolism, a capacity to grow, respond to stimuli, reproduce and—through natural selection—adapt. ... Look up life, living in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Biology is the branch of science dealing with the study of life. ... In biology and ecology, an organism (in Greek organon = instrument) is a living complex adaptive system of organs that influence each other in such a way that they function as a more or less stable whole. ...

Main disambiguation page: Biological material
  • Biological tissue, or just tissue
  • Biomass, living or dead biological matter, often plants grown as fuel
  • Biomass (ecology), the total mass of living biological matter
  • Biomolecule, a chemical compound that naturally occurs in living organisms
  • Biotic material, from living things
  • Bio-based material, a processed biotic material
  • Cellular component, material and substances of which cells (and thus living organisms) are composed
  • Organic material (or organic matter), derived from living things or containing carbon
  • Viable material, capable of living, developing, or germinating under favorable conditions. (see: viability)

Chemistry: Biological material may refer to: Biological tissue, or just tissue Biomass, living or dead biological matter, often plants grown as fuel Biomass (ecology), the total mass of living biological matter Biomolecule, a chemical compound that naturally occurs in living organisms Biotic material, from living things Bio-based material, a processed... Biological tissue is any substance made up of cells that perform a similar function within an organism. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... An Antarctic krill, whose species comprises roughly 0. ... A representation of the 3D structure of myoglobin, showing coloured alpha helices. ... Biotic material is any natural material that originated from living organisms. ... A bio-based material is simply an engineering material made from substances derived from living tissues. ... Biological matter or biological material refers to the unique, highly organized substances of which cellular life is composed of, for instance membranes, proteins, and nucleic acids. ... Organic material or organic matter is informally used to denote a material that originated as a living organism; most such materials contain carbon and are capable of decay. ... Viability can mean: In an environmental conservation context, viability indicates the ability of a conservation target to persist for many generations or over long time periods. ...

Farming, certification and products: Organic chemistry is a specific discipline within the subject of chemistry. ... Benzene An organic compound is any member of a large class of chemical compounds whose molecules contain carbon, with the exception of carbides, carbonates, carbon oxides and elementary carbon. ... Organic reactions are chemical reactions between organic compounds. ...

  • Organic farming or Organic agriculture, agriculture that relies on ecosystem management rather than external agricultural inputs
  • Organic certification, accreditation process for producers of organic food and other organic agricultural products
  • Organic food, produced through organic methods, including fruit, vegetables, and meat
  • Organic gardening, a form of gardening that uses substantial diversity in pest control to reduce the use of pesticides
  • Organic movement, refers to the organizations and individuals involved worldwide in the promotion of sustainable agriculture and organic farming
  • Organic products, one which is certified organic
See also: List of organic gardening and farming topics

Computing: Organic cultivation of mixed vegetables in Capay, California. ... Organic certification is an accreditation process for producers of organic food and other organic agricultural products. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with organic product. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Organic horticulture. ... Organic movement broadly refers to the organizations and individuals involved worldwide in the promotion of sustainable agriculture and organic farming, and a general opposition to agribusiness. ... An organic product is one which is certified organic. ... This page aims to list articles on Wikipedia that are related to Organic gardening and Organic farming. ...

  • Organic computing, computing systems with properties of self-configuration, self-optimization, self-healing, and/or self-protection
  • Organic search, search results through unpaid search engine listings, rather than through paid advertisements
  • Organic semiconductor, an organic compound that exhibits similar properties to inorganic semiconductors
  • Wetware computer (or organic computer), a computer built from living neurons and ganglions
  • Organic search engine, search engine which uses a combination of human operators and computer algorithms

Economics and Business: Organic Computing is an emerging computing paradigm which attempts to take lessons from nature (on a much grander scale than genetic algorithms). ... Organic search is a process where a World Wide Web users finds a web site through unpaid search engine listings, rather than through pay per click advertisements displayed among the search results. ... An organic semiconductor is an organic compound that exhibits similar properties to inorganic semiconductors, specifically the presence of a hole and electron conduction layer and a band gap. ... An organic computer based on living neurons and ganglions. ... An organic search is a process by which World Wide Web users find web sites having unpaid search engine listings, as opposed to using the pay per click advertisement listings displayed among the search results. ...

  • Organic growth, business expansion through increasing output and sales as opposed to mergers, acquisitions and take-overs
  • Organic organisation, one which is flexible and has a flat structure

Military: Organic growth is not the rate of a business expansion through increasing output and sales as opposed to mergers, acquisitions and take-overs. ... A term created by Tom Burns and G.M. Stalker in the late 1950, organic organisations, unlike mechanicistic organisations (also coined by Burns & Stalker), are flexible and value outside knowledge. ...

  • Organic (military), a military unit predominantly of one type (armour, infantry, artillery, etc.) may incorporate subunits of a different type, to improve combined arms capability e.g. organic artillery, organic armour.

Law: In military terminology, organic refers to a military unit of one type within a larger unit predominantly of a different type. ...

Other: The Laws of Nature are claimed in the United States Declaration of Independence to be the work of the Creator of unalienable rights identified as Natures God. ...

  • Organic (model), forms, methods and patterns found in living systems, often used as a metaphor for non-living things.
  • Organicism, the biological doctrine which stresses the organization, rather than the composition, of organisms
  • Organic disease, involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs.
  • Biological process, or organic process

Organic describes forms, methods and patterns found in living systems such as organisation of cells, to populations, communities, and ecosystems. ... Organicism is a biological doctrine that stresses the organization, rather than the composition, of organisms. ... An organic disease is one which involves or affects physiology or bodily organs. ... A biological process is a process of a living organism. ...

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