Definition of Cell doctrine

1. Noun. (biology) the theory that cells form the fundamental structural and functional units of all living organisms; proposed in 1838 by Matthias Schleiden and by Theodor Schwann.

Exact synonyms: Cell Theory
Generic synonyms: Scientific Theory
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cell Doctrine

cell count
cell culture
cell cycle
cell cycle proteins
cell cycle restriction point
cell death
cell degranulation
cell determination
cell differentiation
cell disruption
cell division
cell division cycle gene
cell division cycle mutant
cell division phases
cell divisions
cell doctrine (current term)
cell electrophoresis
cell extracts
cell fate
cell fractionation
cell fusion
cell group
cell groups
cell growth
cell hybridization
cell hypoxia
cell inclusions
cell junction
cell line
cell line rights

Literary usage of Cell doctrine

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1. Epitome of the history of medicine by Roswell Park (1901)
"Modern Realism in Medicine and Science. Introduction of the Cell-doctrine. Discovery of the Circulation. William Harvey, 1578-1037. ..."

2. The Microscopist: Or, A Complete Manual on the Use of the Microscope by Joseph Henry Wythe (1851)
"THE CELL-DOCTRINE OF PHYSIOLOGY. REFERENCE has already been made at page 96 to the cause of vitality; alluding to it as-a peculiar property impressed by the ..."

3. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"Since animal bodies are so largely composed of such non-living material, all of it produced by cells, the cell doctrine should be made to specify that {_all ..."

4. A Text book of the principles of osteopathy by Guy Dudley Hulett (1903)
"THE cell doctrine INSUFFICIENT. From the middle of the seventeenth century when Schlei- den and Schwann discovered in the case of plants and animals ..."

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