Cells and Organisms

  • Gennadiy Zhegunov
Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)


We may define both individual cells and multicellular bodies as organisms, because we define an organism as a united, complex, and organized manifestation of life. Although both cells and multicellular bodies embody this definition of an organism, these systems are fundamentally different.


Multicellular Organism Living Body Genetic Apparatus Complex Living System Genomic Memory 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kharkov State Veterinary AcademyKharkiv RegionUkraine

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