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Although there is no universal agreement as to a definition of life, its biological manifestations are generally considered to be organization, metabolism, growth, irritability, adaptation, and reproduction.
The Columbia Encyclopedia, Fifth Edition, the first sentence of the article on "life" (based on wording in the First Edition, 1935), Columbia University Press (1993).
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