Definitions

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  • n. The number and type of cells in a given tissue

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the state of having cells.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or condition of being composed of cells.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of having cells

Etymologies

cellular +‎ -ity (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Prediction … …. multi-cellularity is highly unlikely (perhaps impossible) on a planet without a large amount of free oxygen. let the experments begin. peace

    Ancient Predator Revealed!

  • The FNA (Fine Needle Aspiration) biopsy at 1:00 shows high cellularity and cancer cells and is most likely also invasive ductal carcinoma (because the other lesion is).

    Hollye Harrington Jacobs: Diagnosis: Breast Cancer -- My World Stopped

  • This is based on the a passage in EoE (I forget where), in which Behe describes how we can see the materials for multi-cellularity coming together.

    Behe and Gene discuss the Evolution of the Flagellum

  • If life was front loaded for multi-cellularity it should be a more likely outcome.

    Ancient Predator Revealed!

  • Or you could say that bacteria was performing a vital preliminary function that made multi-cellularity possible.

    Ancient Predator Revealed!

  • John Glick, an oncologist at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, diagnosed my cancer as stage IV-B mixed cellularity Hodgkin's lymphoma.

    Hodgkin's lymphoma: Prognosis and treatment

  • If you were some entity, completely independent with respects to owing your origin as well as fundamental form/substance and you were viewing some single-cellular life – all prior to the emergence of multi-cellularity; are you going to say that your kind (understanding the Theory of Evolution as it pertains to this foreign organism you are viewing) would anticipate the emergence of multi-cellularity?

    A Tetrahymena Puzzle

  • I think he suspects it can get us at least to multi-cellularity.

    Change the label

  • If I recall correctly, Krauze has indicated a belief that front-loaded information is continually expressed, and that it simply biases the direction of evolution (toward multi-cellularity, for example).

    A Genomic Balancing Act

  • I explicitly argued that cellularity was not required at the beginning of abiogenesis, so your attempt to attribute "the argument that a cell is at the causal end of this" to me is ludicrous.

    Congratulations are in Order

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