- composed of several or many cells.
Origin of multicellular
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Examples from the Web for multicellular
One is, that some forms present the beginning of a multicellular condition.Stories of the Universe: Animal Life
All other animals and all the higher plants are multicellular.
On no hypothesis can we really understand the collaboration and subordination of the cell-lives of any multicellular animal.Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death
Frederick W. H. Myers
This many-celled or multicellular condition of the body is true of all the animals except the simplest, the unicellular Protozoa.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
Weismann deduces from this a radical distinction between the unicellular and the multicellular organisms.The Wonders of Life
Word Origin and History for multicellular
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Having or consisting of many cells.
- Having or consisting of many cells. Compare unicellular.
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