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Cell biology

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noun

A branch of biology dealing with the study of cells, especially their function, structure, components, formation, life cycle, and their interaction with the internal or external environments.


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Research in cell biology is closely related to genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology and developmental biology.


Related forms: cellular biology.
Synonym: cytology.
See also: branches of biology.


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