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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cellular  \Cel"lu*lar\,  a.  [L.  cellula  a  little  cell:  cf  F. 
  cellulaire  See  {Cellule}.] 
  Consisting  of  or  containing,  cells;  of  or  pertaining  to  a 
  cell  or  cells. 
 
  {Cellular  plants},  {Cellular  cryptogams}  (Bot.),  those 
  flowerless  plants  which  have  no  ducts  or  fiber  in  their 
  tissue,  as  mosses,  fungi,  lichens,  and  alg[ae]. 
 
  {Cellular  theory},  or  {Cell  theory}  (Biol.),  a  theory, 
  according  to  which  the  essential  element  of  every  tissue, 
  either  vegetable  or  animal,  is  a  cell;  the  whole  series  of 
  cells  having  been  formed  from  the  development  of  the  germ 
  cell  and  by  differentiation  converted  into  tissues  and 
  organs  which  both  in  plants  ans  animals,  are  to  be 
  considered  as  a  mass  of  minute  cells  communicating  with 
  each  other 
 
  {Cellular  tissue}. 
  a  (Anat.)  See  {conjunctive  tissue}  under  {Conjunctive}. 
  b  (Bot.)  Tissue  composed  entirely  of  parenchyma,  and  having 
  no  woody  fiber  or  ducts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cellular 
  adj  1:  (biology)  relating  to  cells;  "cellular  walls";  "cellular 
  physiology" 
  2:  characterized  by  or  divided  into  or  containing  cells  or 
  compartments  (the  smallest  organizational  or  structural 
  unit  of  an  organism  or  organization);  "the  cellular 
  construction  of  a  beehive";  "any  effective  opposition  to  a 
  totalitarian  regime  must  be  secretive  and  cellular";  "a 
  cellular  phone  uses  a  network  of  shortrange  transmitters 
  located  in  overlapping  cells"  [ant:  {noncellular}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Cellular 
 
  cellular  automaton>  A  system  for  {cellular 
  automaton}  programming  by  J  Dana  Eckart 
  .  Cellular  includes  a  {byte-code 
  compiler},  {run-time  system},  and  a  viewer. 
 
  Latest  version:  2.0,  as  of  1993-04-03. 
 
  Posted  to  comp.sources.unix,  volume  26. 
 
  See  also  {Cellang}. 
 
  (2000-10-07) 
 
 




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