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Cell biology

A branch of biology dealing with the study of cells, especially their function, structure, components, formation, life cycle, and their interaction with the internal or external environments.

Research in cell biology is closely related to genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, and developmental biology.

Related forms: cellular biology.

Synonym: cytology.

See also: branches of biology.

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