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multicellular organism

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  • Multicellular organism — In this image, a wild type Caenorhabditis elegans is stained to highlight the nuclei of its cells. Multicellular organisms are organisms that consist of more than one cell, in contrast to single celled organisms. Most life that can be seen with… …   Wikipedia

  • multicellular organism —  an organism composed of many cells, which are to varying degrees integrated and independent. The development of multicellular organisms is accompanied by cellular specialization and division of labour; cells become efficient in one process and… …   Universalium

  • Organism — life on Earth redirects here. For the BBC series, see Life on Earth (TV series). Life on Earth Temporal range: Archaean or earlier – Recent These Escherichia coli cells provide an example of a prokaryotic microorganism …   Wikipedia

  • multicellular — 1. adjective That has many cells, often differentiated in function. Ant: unicellular 2. noun Such an organism …   Wiktionary

  • multicellular — adjective Biology (of an organism or part) having or consisting of many cells. Derivatives multicellularity noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • Model organism — Escherichia coli is a gram negative prokaryotic model organism …   Wikipedia

  • Unicellular organism — Single celled redirects here. For prison cell assignment, see Single celling. A unicellular organism, also known as a single celled organism is an organism that consists of only one cell, in contrast to a multicellular organism that consists of… …   Wikipedia

  • Digital organism — Part of a series on Evolutionary Biology …   Wikipedia

  • cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… …   Universalium

  • Evolutionary history of life — Although evidence of early life is scarce and often difficult to interpret, it appears that life appeared on Earth relatively soon (on the geologic time scale) after the planet had cooled enough for liquid water to be present. The dominant theory …   Wikipedia

  • Evolution of multicellularity — The first organisms that existed are believed to have been unicellular. How organisms then became multicellular is a huge evolutionary step and is consequently under much debate. However, unlike some other huge steps in evolution,… …   Wikipedia

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