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MODULE 4THE CELLCurrent Module| Pages 32 - 45Introduction to Cells and Tissues(/en-us/courseware/wgu_C107_01Jun17_anatomy_physiology/cells_tissues)(/en-us/courseware/wgu_C107_01Jun17_anatomy_physiology/cells_tissues/cell/p1_cell)Go to page32Anatomy and Physiology I:Unit 3:Cells and Tissues!"Search this co
Alternative VersionThe cell is considered the basic unit of life because it is the first organizationallevel in which all characteristics of life are observed. Cells need energy, canreproduce, respond to stimuli, grow once produced, and are have specializedcompartments that do different jobs for the cell. The human body is made oftrillions of cells that ultimately came from a fertilized ovum. That one cellcontains all the genetic potential to become any cell in the body. The cells thatare produced from the fertilized ovum start to differentiate into specialized cells
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