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unicellular

[¦yü·nə′sel·yə·lər]
(biology)
Composed of a single cell.
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It seems to me that many of the fundamental distinctions commonly made in discussions of aging and sex--senescence versus immortality, sexual versus asexual reproduction, somatic versus germ-line tissue, unicellularity versus multicellularity, and individuals versus groups--are inextricably related, and might profitably be viewed through a common denominator revolving on the concept of cellular autonomy, as described next.