body cell

noun

Definition of body cell

1 : somatic cell opposed to germ cell
2 : the one of two cells produced by division of the generative cell in the pollen grain of certain gymnosperms that in turn divides to produce two male nuclei or cells

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“Body cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body%20cell. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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