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  OrganismProcess

Sigma KEE - OrganismProcess
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OrganismProcess
A physiologic function of the Organism as a whole, of multiple organ systems or of multiple Organs or Tissues.
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Parents PhysiologicProcess A normal process of an Organism or part of an Organism.
Children BirthThe Process of being born.
 BreathingThe Process of respiration, by which oxygen is made available to an Animal. This covers processes of inhalation, exhalation, and alternations between the two.
 CoughingA cough is a sudden expulsion of air through the large Breathing passages that can help clear them of fluids, irritants, foreign particles and microbes. As a protective reflex, coughing can be repetitive with the cough reflex following three phases: an Inhalating, a forced Exhalating against a closed glottis, and a violent release of air from the lungs following opening of the glottis, usually accompanied by a distinctive sound.[from Wikipedia]
 DeathThe Process of dying.
 DigestingThe Process by which Food that has been ingested is broken down into simpler chemical compounds and absorbed by the Organism.
 ExcretingExcreting is a type of OrganismProcess that discharges waste from tissues, organs or the body
 IngestingThe Process by which food or Medicine is taken into an Animal.
 LayingEggsAny OrganismProcess where an Egg is expelled from the body of a Animal, e.g. a Bird or Reptile laying eggs.
 MatingAny process of sexual intercourse between two Humans or Animals.
 NauseaThe feeling that one is likely to begin Vomiting.
 RecoveringFromIllnessAny Process where the experiencer recovers from a DiseaseOrSyndrome.
 ReplicationThe Process of biological reproduction. This can be either a sexual or an asexual process.
 SneezingA sneeze (also known as sternutation) is a semi-autonomous, convulsive expulsion of air from the lungs through the nose and mouth, usually caused by foreign particles irritating the nasal mucosa. A sneeze expels air forcibly from the mouth and nose in an explosive, spasmodic involuntary action. This action allows for mucus to escape through the nasal cavity.[from Wikipedia]
 VocalizingAny instance of RadiatingSound where the instrument is the vocal cord. This covers grunts, screams, roars, as well as Speaking.
 VomitingThe process by which an Organism expells the contents of its Stomach. Although usually involuntary, a Human can induce vomiting in itself, so this cannot be a purely AutonomicProcess.


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