multicellular

[muhl-tee-sel-yuh-ler, muhl-tahy-]
adjective
composed of several or many cells.

Origin:
1855–60; multi- + cellular

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multicellular
1857, from multi- + cellular.
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multicellular mul·ti·cel·lu·lar (mŭl'tē-sěl'yə-lər, -tī-)
adj.
Having or consisting of many cells.


mul'ti·cel'lu·lar'i·ty (-lār'ĭ-tē) n.
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multicellular   (mŭl'tē-sěl'yə-lər)  Pronunciation Key 
Having or consisting of many cells. Compare unicellular.
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Example sentences
The event was the merger of two primitive bacterial-type cells into a
  eukaryote, the type of cell in all multicellular organisms.
It is one of the marvels of evolution that they are able to do this, and so
  allow the development of multicellular creatures.
Today multicellular species may top the food chain but they remain dependent
  upon microbes for survival.
Bacterial cells are fundamentally different to the cells of multicellular
  animals such as humans.
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