cellule

[sel-yool]
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Origin of cellule

First recorded in 1645–55, cellule is from the Latin word cellula small room. See cell1, -ule
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British Dictionary definitions for cellule

cellule

noun
  1. a very small cell

Word Origin for cellule

C17: from Latin cellula, diminutive of cella cell 1
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cellule in Medicine

cellule

[sĕlyōōl]
n.
  1. A small cell.
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