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What is a cell? Why is a cell called the structural and functional unit of life?

Asked by Topperlearning User 4th June 2014, 1:23 PM
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Cells are the fundamental structural units of living organisms and basic units of life.

A cell is called the structural and function unit of life because it maintains the structure of living organisms and performs all the life functions like intake of food materials, excretion, metabolism, respiration, etc.

Answered by Expert 4th June 2014, 3:23 PM
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