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 for Cellular plants
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cellular \Cel"lu*lar\ (s[e^]l"[u^]*l[~e]r; 135), a. [L. cellula
     a little cell: cf. F. cellulaire. See Cellule.]
     1. Consisting of, or containing, cells; of or pertaining to a
        cell or cells.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. porous; containing cavities.
        [PJC]
  
     3. pertaining to or using a system of transmission of
        telephone signals by radio, in which areas are divided
        into geographical parts (cells), each of which is served
        by a transmitter whose range is limited to that region,
        thus permitting a single transmission frequency to be used
        simulataneously in different parts of the same area.
        Cellular telephones are typically small and battery
        powered, allowing a subscriber with such a telephone to
        carry the telephone in a pocket or purse, over the entire
        area served, and to be contacted by a single telephone
        number. The system became widespread and popular in the
        1980's and 1990's; as, cellular telephones sometimes lose
        their link unpredictably.
        [PJC]
  
     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 and 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.
            [1913 Webster]

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