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Unicellularity

Definition
noun
A condition or state in which an organism carries out all functions within one cell.
Supplement
Word origin: L ūni- comb. form of ūnus one + NL cellulāris, equiv. to cellul(a) live cell.

Related forms: unicellular (adjective)
Compare: multicellularity


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