Taxa and species

While grouping or arranging the organisms, a biologist faces three scientific ideas, namely taxonomy, systematics and classification. These disciplines though appear similar have slight deviations in their meaning. The term taxonomy is a Greek word. Its components are taxis and nomos. While taxis means arrangement, nomos means law. Thus taxonomy is defined as the ‚Äútheory … Read more

Living Cell

The cell is the basic structural and functional unit in all living organisms. Living forms vary in size but they are all made up of cells. In unicellular organisms, the cell is the organ. As an organism grow in complexity, the cells increase in number and similar cells aggregate into tissues and organs with specialized … Read more

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