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Who first recognized the cell as the universal unit of life?

A. Virchow

B. van Leeuwenhoek

C. Hooke

D. Schleiden and Schwann

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Answer: D. Schleiden and Schwann

The widely known cell theory was developed by two scientists; Theodore Schwann and Matthias Jakob Schleiden. “The cell is the most basic unit of life” is the second item in the cell theory. This explains that all living organisms today originated from cells and are functional as a result of the work of cells.

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