Growth – Increase in mass and number of individuals is growth. Multicellular organisms grow by cell division. It is irreversible permanent change.
Reproduction – Formation of new organisms of the similar kind.
Metabolism – Biochemical changes occur continuously inside our body which leads to the formation and interconversion of chemicals. All the chemical changes occurring inside our body is referred to as metabolism.
Cellular organization – All living organisms are made up of cells which perform all functions inside the body.
Consciousness – is the awareness of one’s surroundings and actions. We have sense organs which helps us to understand ourselves and surroundings. Plants respond to external factors like light, temperature, water, etc.