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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.

multicellular

(ˌmʌltɪˈsɛljʊlə) ,

multicell

or

multicelled

adj
(Biology) having many cells

mul·ti·cel·lu·lar

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

multicellular

Composed of many cells.
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"
Translations
monisoluinen
višestaničan

multicellular

[ˌmʌltɪˈseljʊləʳ] ADJmulticelular

multicellular

[mʌltɪˈsɛljʊləʳ] adjpluricellulare

mul·ti·cel·lu·lar

a. multicelular, que consiste de varias células.
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Going way back to the single-celled organisms of Earth's early days, she explains first how they evolved into microalgae and then how they eventually formed multicelled macroalgae, which made the jump to landbased fungi and lichen.
They are not inspired by nature so much as designed using actual mathematical principles of nature -- algorithms drawn from plants, say, or multicelled organisms.
A study published this week in (http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature20772.html) Nature indicates the ingredients for animal life were available for more than 2 billion years before multicelled organisms began evolving.
Such predation may have driven single- and multicelled eukaryotes to evolve innovations such as skeletons and the ability to burrow as they fought to survive.
They are photosynthetic, like the multicelled plants that we see around us every day, but they grow up to 50 times faster: One gram's worth can grow to several tons in 10 days.
The worm was the first multicelled organism to have its complete genome mapped.
So it goes from matter to organized matter of the planets, to single celled life, to multicelled disorganized organisms, eventually culminating in a single entity of self-aware conscious human being made up of increasingly coordinated and organized cells.
Several studies have been done on GSE after testimonials reported effectiveness against more than 800 strains of bacteria and viruses, 100 strains of fungus, and numerous single and multicelled parasites.
Tens of thousands of the organisms aggregate together to form a moving multicelled "slug".
Every multicelled organism's life span is marked by three phases: embryonic, juvenile and adult.

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