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the tenet in biology that cells are the basic units of structure and function in living organisms.
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|Noun||1.||cell theory - (biology) the theory that cells form the fundamental structural and functional units of all living organisms; proposed in 1838 by Matthias Schleiden and by Theodor Schwann|
scientific theory - a theory that explains scientific observations; "scientific theories must be falsifiable"