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Biological system

A biological system is a complex tissue scale in mammals and other animals, the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the nervous system, etc.

On the 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. For further information see e.g. definition of life or synthetic biology.

Organ and tissue systems

An example of a system: The brain, the cerebellum, the spinal cord, and the nerves are the four basic components of the nervous system.

These specific systems are widely studied in Human anatomy. "Human" systems are also present in many other animals.

See also

External links

  • Systems Biology: An Overview by Mario Jardon: A review from the Science Creative Quarterly, 2005.
  • Synthesis and Analysis of a Biological System, by Hiroyuki Kurata, 1999.


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