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multicellular

[¦məl·tē′sel·yə·lər]
(biology)
Consisting of many cells.
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Although human mortality is an undisputed fact of life, the researchers' work presents a mathematical equation that expresses why aging is an "incontrovertible truth" and "an intrinsic property of being multicellular," Nelson said.
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The three-dimensional modeling helped to illustrate how dense communities of bacteria and multicellular organisms competed for nutrients in Pre-Cambrian seas.
Aastrom Biosciences is in the development of patient-specific, expanded multicellular therapies for use in the treatment of patients with severe, chronic cardiovascular diseases.
Trichomes are very variable, the occurrence and diverse kinds of non gla}ndular trichomes and glandular trichomes with short-stalked, glands with unicellular or multicellular heads is characteristic of the whole family.
PARIS: Scientists unveiled fossils from West Africa Thursday that push back the dawn of multicellular life on Earth by at least 1.
For cell and developmental biologists wanting the specifics of how cells interact in multicellular organisms, this text covers such activities, which reach back over 600 million years and are fundamental to tissue integrity and the functions of selective permeability and intercellular transport.
They're multicellular, which means their bodies have many cells.
Biologists Mark Farmer and Andrea Habura point out in their paper that unicellular protistan evolution lasted 1 billion years, providing the genomic diversity from which multicellular organisms arose during that remarkably fertile period.
Typical samples range from small multicellular model organisms (C.
Accordingly, the earliest multicellular animals on Earth, which most probably were small individuals, may have had more complex bodyplans than commonly assumed.
Animal life only took off during the "Cambrian Explosion" around 530 million years ago, when large numbers of complex, multicellular organisms suddenly appeared.

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