Both Cells And Organisms Share The Characteristic Of Life. How Are Cells And Organisms Different?


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Do you mean how are cells and organisms different from each other? Or how do cells differ from other cells, and organisms differ from other organisms.
If you mean the first - a cell is a single unit of life, whereas an organism is a collection of cells, arranged into one living being. Most cells cannot function on their own, and need cells of different kinds to do different jobs (with the exception of single celled bacteria).
If you mean the second -
There are many ways in which both cells and organisms differ from each other. Just referring to cells first of all - there are two groups that a cell comes under - Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes. Eukaryotes are cells that do have a nucleus, whereas prokaryotes don't.
There are to many differences between both cells and organisms to name on here, you probably couldn't get all the ways in even a really thick book. All organisms are based into groups called kingdoms. Organisms are grouped based on specific characteristics, including characteristics based on a cellular level, and in a collective sense of the whole organism. If you look up the five different kingdoms, and the criteria which organisms need to meet to be included in these, you'll get all the differences you could want.
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Winter answered
All organisms contain at least once or more cells. Organisms are more complex than cells.

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