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Unit L6

Cells Teaming Up

Unit L6 Focus Words

Access Student Page (includes Focus Words list and slides for the unit)organism

noun — organism (noun) a separate, complete living thing, such as animal, plant, fungus or microorganism

tissue

noun — a group of similar cells working together to do a specific job

organ

noun — a group of tissues that does a specific job within an organism

system

noun — a group of parts that depend on each other to function

strategy

noun — a defined group of goals and the functions to achieve them

specialize

verb — to focus on a particular area; to distinguish oneself by form or function

cooperate

verb — to work or function together in order to achieve a common goal

hierarchy

noun — a way of ranking or organizing things

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