Is there a symbolic name for the first organism to ever exist on Earth?

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Is there a symbolic name for the first organism to ever exist on Earth?

The origin of life on earth:

There are several hypotheses for how there came to be life on Earth. In general, this is a question that cannot be addressed by modern experimentation, which can only demonstrate whether something could happen, not if it actually did.

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Scientists refer to the ancestor of all currently living things on earth as LUCA, for Last Universal Common Ancestor. While LUCA was not necessarily...

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