Cell-wall meaning

The definition of a cell wall is the protective coating for a plant cell.

An example of a cell wall is the rigid cellulose outside the cell membrane of a plant.

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Rare spelling of cell wall.
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The rigid outermost cell layer found in plants and certain algae, bacteria, and fungi but absent from animal cells.
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(biol.) The nonliving covering or separating wall of a cell; esp., the relatively rigid covering of a plant cell, containing cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin, etc.
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The rigid outermost cell layer found in plants and certain algae, bacteria, and fungi but absent from animal cells.
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The outermost layer of cells in plants, bacteria, fungi, and many algae that gives shape to the cell and protects it from infection. In plants, the cell wall is made up mostly of cellulose, determines tissue texture, and often is crucial to cell function.
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(cytology) A thick, fairly rigid, layer formed around individual cells of bacteria, Archaea, fungi, plants, and algae (but not animals and other protists which generally have cell membranes without cell walls). The cell wall is external to the cell membrane and serves a structural function helping the cell maintain its shape and protecting the cell from damage.
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