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Cell

The basic unit of any living organism. It is a small, watery, compartment filled with chemicals and a complete copy of the organism's genome.

Sources:  image from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Genetic Illustrations; definition from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Glossary of Genetic Terms

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