The definition of a cell is a small area in a prison where criminals are kept behind bars.(noun)
An example of a cell is where a murderer is locked up.
A cell is defined as the smallest unit of an organism with a nucleus.(noun)
An example of a cell is a unit in the tissue of an animal muscle.
See cell in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See cell in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English celle
Origin: , from Old English cell
Origin: and from Old French
Origin: , both from Latin cella, chamber; see kel-1 in Indo-European roots.
top: plant cell
bottom: animal cell
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