What is Cytology

Updated on Jan. 8, 2021 03:24 PM IST by Lakshmi Arya

CYTOLOGY:

Study of structure and composition of cell is called as 'cytology'. All living organisms are composed of microscopic units called as cell. Cell was first observed by Robert Hooke in a dead cork slice in the year 1665. First living cell was discovered by A.V. Leeuwenhoek.

Components of Cell:-

  1. Cell wall (in plants)
  2. Cell membrane/Plasma membrane ( Both plants and animals)
  3. Nucleus
  4. Cytoplasm
  5. Cell organelles
     
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