Cell in Latin means little room.
- Every living species is made up of cells, the cell is referred to as a fundamental unit of life.
- The word cell comes from the Latin word cellus, which implies small space.
- Robert Hooke, an English philosopher and architect, was the first to discover it in 1665.
- The cell theory was proposed by two German scientists, Matthias Schleiden and Theodor Schwann, in 1839.