Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, containing or composed of many cells.

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Examples

  • It was only with the building up of cell upon cell into communities, and the advent of polycellular beings of greater and greater complexity of structure, that the "Wisdom" behind natural laws introduced death as an _adaptation_, to prevent monstrosities in the shape of mutilated specimens being perpetuated on the earth.

    Science and the Infinite or Through a Window in the Blank Wall

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