Can someone explain what Emergent Properties are in Biology..?

I have to write a paragraph about how emergent properties develop and are manifested in the hierarchy of biological order. I have to use an example to explain it. But i don't really get what emergent properties are. Can someone please explain, this assignment is due when school starts and I don't really get it. show more I have to write a paragraph about how emergent properties develop and are manifested in the hierarchy of biological order. I have to use an example to explain it. But i don't really get what emergent properties are. Can someone please explain, this assignment is due when school starts and I don't really get it.
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