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made up of a single cell, as the bacteria.
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Composed of but one cell, as in the protozoons; for such unicellular organisms capable of undertaking life processes independently of other cells, the term acellular is also used.
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Having or consisting of one cell; one-celled: unicellular organisms.
u′ni·cel′lu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē, -lâr′-) n.
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Composed of but one cell, as in the protozoa (or protozoans). For such unicellular organisms capable of undertaking life processes independently of other cells, the term "acellular" is also used.
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unicellularConsisting of a single cell, as in a unicellular organism.
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