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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

composed of many cells. see ACELLULAR.
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