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Definition of celled

: having (such or so many) cells used in combination single-celled organisms

Examples of celled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The single-celled parasite is too small to see with the naked eye and survives inside soil, water, raw meat, and animals’ bodies. Corryn Wetzel, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Dec. 2021 In the single-celled parasite that causes malaria, messing up its lysosome kills it. Popular Science, 15 Dec. 2020 The woman inmate was housed with her regular unit until evacuation, and then was housed in a celled unit once at Deer Ridge, Black said. oregonlive, 16 Sep. 2020 Some Fresh Express bags of salad should be thrown out because they could be infected with a harmful, single-celled parasite called Cyclospora cayetanensis, federal food safety officials said this week. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 29 July 2020 The Karenia brevis algal bloom is made up of millions of tiny, single-celled plant-like organisms. Kate Furby, The Seattle Times, 14 Aug. 2018 Instead, the transposon’s RNA teams up with two proteins to allow the two-celled embryos to continue developing. Mitch Leslie, Science | AAAS, 21 June 2018 Billions of years ago the single-celled common ancestor of all life on earth split into bacteria and archaea, according to evolutionary theory. Prachi Patel, Scientific American, 13 July 2018 The question is whether or not the untold billions being invested into all-electric cars is any smarter, wiser or more prudent money than the untold billions that were mostly wasted on fuel celled cars. Ed Wallace, star-telegram, 22 June 2018 See More

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1761, in the meaning defined above

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“Celled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celled. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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Medical Definition of celled

: having (such or so many) cells used in combination single-celled organisms


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