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Multicellular

Definition
adjective
Having or consisting of many cells or more than one cell to perform all vital functions.
Supplement
Examples of organisms that are multicellular are humans, animals and plants.
Word origin: L, comb. form of multus much, many + NL cellulāris, equiv. to cellul(a) live cell.

Related forms: multicellularity (noun)
Compare: unicellular


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