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mul·ti·cel·lu·lar

 (mŭl′tē-sĕl′yə-lər, -tī-)
adj.
Having or consisting of many cells: multicellular organisms.

mul′ti·cel′lu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
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multicellular

(ˌmʌltɪˈsɛljʊlə) ,

multicell

or

multicelled

adj
(Biology) having many cells
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mul·ti·cel·lu·lar

(mŭl′tē-sĕl′yə-lər)
Having or consisting of many cells: multicellular organisms. Compare unicellular.
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multicellular

Composed of many cells.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.multicellular - consisting of many cells; "multicellular organisms"
cellular - characterized by or divided into or containing cells or compartments (the smallest organizational or structural unit of an organism or organization); "the cellular construction of a beehive"; "any effective opposition to a totalitarian regime must be secretive and cellular"
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Translations
monisoluinen
višestaničan

multicellular

[ˌmʌltɪˈseljʊləʳ] ADJmulticelular
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multicellular

[mʌltɪˈsɛljʊləʳ] adjpluricellulare
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mul·ti·cel·lu·lar

a. multicelular, que consiste de varias células.
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cells can drown their individuality and abandon their free-living abilities in order to form a multicellular organism, which may be as simple as a flatworm, or as complicated as a giant sequoia, a whale, or a man.
All the cells in a multicellular organism are descendants of a single fertilized egg cell and, therefore, have exactly the same DNA.
The first is the standard problem that with a multicellular organism, most of the cells involved in specific tissues cannot leave daughter cells that become part of the germline.
Although the situation appeared completely chaotic, Kauffman discovered that when each gene was controlled by only two other genes, the on-off patterns would settle down into about 10 repeating cycles, or "basins of attraction." He posited that these basins corresponded to the different cell types that are produced by the same set of genes in every multicellular organism. In one of those sublime revelations that dot the history of complexity research, Kauffman later discovered that he had duplicated a long-known principle of genetics: that the number of cell types in an organism is roughly equal to the square root of the number of its genes.
One cell meets another cell, and they declare, "Together we could tango," and, behold, the possibility for a multicellular organism is born.
Every multicellular organism is built from a single cell, which divides into two identical cells, then four, and so on.

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