All other animals and all the higher plants are multicellular.
Among the multicellular metaphyta it is particularly the fungi that have taken to parasitism in various ways.
One is, that some forms present the beginning of a multicellular condition.
The term infestation is used to denote pathological conditions due to multicellular parasites.
multicellular organisms of more or less elaborate structure plainly cannot, without breaking up, fuse together like single cells.
This is a formula which has now been found to apply throughout the whole range of the multicellular organisms.
Weismann deduces from this a radical distinction between the unicellular and the multicellular organisms.
The multicellular body which is formed by the series of segmentations above described is at first a sphere of cells (Fig. 40).
This is emphatically true, whether it is a unicellular organism or a constituent element of a multicellular organism.
Even when propagated by budding, a multicellular organism has been ultimately derived from a germ-cell.
multicellular mul·ti·cel·lu·lar (mŭl'tē-sěl'yə-lər, -tī-)
Having or consisting of many cells.
Having or consisting of many cells. Compare unicellular.