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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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The fossils, discovered in rocks in Gabon and dating back approximately 2.1 billion years, suggested the existence of a cluster of single cells that came together to form a slug-like multicellular organism that moved through the mud in search of a more favourable environment.
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The new evidence was discovered by Abderrazak El Albani and his team at the Institut de Chimie des Milieux et Materiaux de Poitiers (CNRS/Universite de Poitiers), in a fossil deposit in Gabon, where the oldest multicellular organisms have already been found.
pestalozzae are candelabriform, stellate, and multicellular. Glandular trichomes were of 6 types; head 1 stalk 2 celled; head 2 stalk 1 celled; head 3 stalk 2 celled; head 1 stalk 3 celled; head 2 stalk 3 celled; pellucid glands (Figures 11b).
In the laboratory the organoids organised themselves into multicellular structures capable of secreting the proteins and hormones that affect a mother's metabolism during pregnancy.
By providing new information about the role of communication among cells, the research could lead to a better understanding of how multicellular organoids form from colonies of independent cells.
"We have been looking for distinctive and stable biomarkers that indicate the existence of sponges and other early animals, rather than single-celled organisms that dominated the Earth for billions of years before the dawn of complex, multicellular life." -Alex Zumberge, doctoral student Share on facebook Tweet this
The findings, published in the Russian science journal Doklady Biological Sciences , represent the first evidence of multicellular organisms returning to life after spending a long period in Arctic permafrost.
"We have obtained the first data demonstrating the capability of multicellular organisms for longterm cryobiosis in permafrost deposits of the Arctic," stated a report from Russian scientists from four institutions, adding the data also showed the "ability of multicellular organisms to survive long-term (tens of thousands of years) cryobiosis under conditions of natural cryoconservation."
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