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Main Entry: cell
Pronunciation: primarystresssel
Function: noun
1 : a very small room (as in a convent or prison) usually for one person
2 : a small compartment, cavity, or bounded space <the cells in a honeycomb often contain honey>
3 : one of the tiny units that are the basic building blocks of living things, that carry on the basic functions of life either alone or in groups, and that include a nucleus and are surrounded by a membrane
4 a : a container (as a jar) with electrodes and an electrolyte either for generating electricity by chemical action or for use in electrolysis b : a single unit in a device for changing radiant energy into electrical energy
- celled /primarystressseld/ adjective
[cell illustration]

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