multicellularity

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  • multicellularity — mul·ti·cel·lu·lar·i·ty (mul″te sel″u larґĭ te) the state of being composed of many cells; the state of being multicellular …   Medical dictionary

  • multicellularity — n. state of having many cells (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • multicellularity — mul·ti·cellularity …   English syllables

  • multicellularity — noun see multicellular …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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

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  • Evolution de la multicellularité — Évolution de la pluricellularité Les organismes pluricellulaires sont les êtres vivants possédant plusieurs cellules, proches spatiallement et interagissant fortement. Ils sont présents dans l ensemble du monde vivant, et sont particulièrement… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Évolution de la multicellularité — Les organismes multicellulaires sont les êtres vivants possédant plusieurs cellules, proches spatiallement et interagissant fortement. Ils sont présents dans l ensemble du monde vivant, et sont particulièrement nombreux chez les Eucaryotes… …   Wikipédia en Français

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