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biological systems

Saturday 27 January 2018

Biological system


Definition: A biological system is a complex network of biological entities (biologically relevant entities).

As biological organization spans several scales (or levels of organization), examples of biological systems are molecular systems , cells , tissues , organs or organ systems.

Examples of biological systems are also cells , cellualr organelles, macromolecular complexes and regulatory pathways.

A biological system is not to be confused with a living system , which is commonly referred to as life.

See also

- definition of life
- synthetic biology
- function / functions