organismo
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organismo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (biology)
a. organism
Los únicos organismos que sobrevivieron a esas duras condiciones climáticas fueron las bacterias.Bacteria were the only organisms to survive such extreme conditions.
2. (anatomy)
a. body
Cuando el azúcar refinado entra en tu organismo, se transforma en grasa.When refined sugar enters your body, it's transformed into fat.
3. (entity)
a. organization
Solo el organismo regulador puede expedir licencias.Licenses can be issued only by the regulatory organization.
b. body
Nuestro organismo legislativo está compuesto por 48 senadores y 192 diputados.Our legislative body comprises 48 senators and 192 congressmen.
c. institution
La Universidad de Buenos Aires es un organismo autárquico.The University of Buenos Aires is a self-governed institution.
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organismo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (biology)
a. organism
2. (anatomy)
a. body
3. (entidad)
a. organization, body
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organismo
1 (Biología) organism
2 (Política) (gen) organization; (institución) body; institution; (agencia) agency
organismo de sondaje polling organization
Organismo Internacional de Energía Atómica International Atomic Energy Agency
organismo rector governing body; Board of Trustees; (EEUU)
organismos de gobierno organs of government; government bodies
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