What the meaning of a cell?

what the meaning of a cell?

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Jun 11, 2018

Cell is the structural, functional and biological unit of all living organisms.


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It is the building block of life, which consists of cytoplasm enclosed within a membrane. The cell's cytoplasm contains the numerous functional and structural elements i.e. the different organelles as well as biomolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids.

There are two types of cells -
Prokaryotic (without nucleus)
Eukaryotic (containing nucleus)

The cell was discovered by Robert Hooke in the year1665.