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multicellular

 [mul″tĭ-sel´u-ler]
composed of many cells.

mul·ti·cel·lu·lar

(mŭl'tē-sel'yū-lăr),
Composed of many cells.

multicellular

(mŭl′tē-sĕl′yə-lər, -tī-)
adj.
Having or consisting of many cells: multicellular organisms.

mul′ti·cel′lu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.

multicellular

[-sel′yələr]
1 consisting of more than one cell.
2 containing many cavities.

multicellular

composed of many cells. see ACELLULAR.

multicellular

composed of many cells.
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The eukaryote tree abounds with single-celled organisms practicing the basics that combine to make multicellular reproduction possible.
4 billion years ago, multicellular animals are thought to have developed about 800-700 million years ago, and the biodiversity of modern life forms, including the first known chordate, is known to have evolved by about 500 million years ago with the Cambrian explosion (Gould 1990; Meyerowitz 2002).
A chapter entitled "Creation" takes the reader on field trips to Ediacara, Australia, the White Sea, and finally to Mistaken Point, Newfoundland to learn details of the multicellular life forms that appeared before the "Cambrian Explosion".
Harry Blackmore Whittington, 85, was awarded the 17th International Prize for Biology for his work documenting the differentiation of multicellular animals in the Cambrian period over 500 million years ago and for other achievements.
One cell meets another cell, and they declare, "Together we could tango," and, behold, the possibility for a multicellular organism is born.
Moreover, the Institute for Medical Microbiology participates in Brukeros efforts in establishing an international group of experts working on the identification of multicellular fungi with the MALDI Biotyper approach.
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The search for fossils from such ancient times, 60 million years before the Cambrian period and its burst of multicellular evolution, has yielded tantalizing bits but nothing with details like this specimen.
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6 billion years ago but multicellular organisms and other forms of complex life didn't appear for another 3 billion years.
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