cell biology

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of cell biology

: a branch of biology dealing with the structure, function, and life history of cells and their constituents : cytology 1a

cell biologist

noun

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First Known Use of cell biology

1889


Medical Dictionary

cell biology

noun

medical Definition of cell biology

: a branch of biology dealing with the structure, function, and life history of cells and their constituents : cytology 1a
  • Cooperation among the cytoplasmic elements is an emerging area of study in cell biology.
  • —Jean L. MarxScience9 Dec. 1983

cell biologist

noun

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