Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1

The first cell was discovered by English scientist and microscopist Robert Hooke in 1665, who
observed cork cells underneath a microscope. He described their appearance as a honeycomb-like
network of cellulae. He used the term cell to describe the individual
units in plant tissue, as he only saw the…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
The cell is the unit of structure, physiology and organization in living things.
The cell retains a dual existence as a distinct entity and a building block in the construction of
Cells form by free-cell formation, similar to the formation of crystals4.

Today we know that the first two…


No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »