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NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 5 The Fundamental Unit of Life

You will learn everything in this chapter that you need to know about the cell and its structure. Aakash Institute provides the solutions of this chapter. Solutions are carefully crafted by highly qualified science teachers who are experts in their respective fields.

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A cell is capable of independent existence. It is known to carry out all the functions which are essential to life in a being. A cell carries out the responsibilities in nutrition, respiration, excretion, transportation, and reproduction. The process of the cell forms the basis of the process as it is for an individual organism. Unicellular organisms are capable of independent existence. The above reasons are enough to prove a cell being the fundamental and structural unit of life. The cells of various types make up all the living beings. This chapter also talks about cells in different organisms, like plant cells, animal cells, and cytoplasm. Students will also study the difference between plant and animal cell along with structure and function of cytoplasm in class 9 chapter 5. 

  • Robert Hooke became the first man to discover a cell in 1665.
  • Leeuwenhoek was the first to discover free-living cells in pond water in 1674.
  • Robert Brown discovered the nucleus in 1831.
  • Purkinje coined the term protoplasm in 1839.



Also See
Chapter 1 Matter in Our Surrounding Chapter 2 Is Matter Around Us Pure Chapter 3 Atoms and Molecules
Chapter 4 Structure of the Atom Chapter 6 Tissues Chapter 7 Diversity in Living Organism
Chapter 8 Motion Chapter 9 Force and Law of Motion Chapter 10 Gravitation
Chapter 11 Work and Energy Chapter 12 Sound Chapter 13 Why Do We Fall Ill
Chapter 14 Natural Resources Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Chapter 16 Light

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