division of labor


division of labor

The specialization of parts of an organism or members of a community for carrying out processes, e.g., various tissues of plants conduct different functions. Worker bees, queens, and drones facilitate food storage and reproduction, while a bird uses its wings for flying and its legs for walking.


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