Difference between Unicellular and Multicellular

Difference between Unicellular and Multicellular

Unicellular organism

Cell number : Single cell
Function : All functions are performed by single cell
Division of labour : Not performed
Reproduction : Involves the same single cell
Life span : Short

Multicellular organism

Cell number : Large number of cells
Function : Different cells perform different specific functions.
Division of labour : Cells specified to perform different functions.
Reproduction : Specialised cells, germ cells take part in reproduction
Life span : Long

 

Cell As a Basic Unit of Life

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