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  • n. Plural form of hematocyte.


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  • The evolution and maintenence of multicellularity, a key issue in biology, hinges on cooperation between individual cells cells with essentially the same genome, of course, in most cases, excluding things like meiosis-produced gametes or hematocytes without genetic material, and not counting close symbiosis as multicellularity per se.

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