A cell was the functional basic unit of a living organism. The study of cells is known as cellular biology. The Human body was made up of millions of cells. (TOS: "The Immunity Syndrome") Cells developed an internal clock based on a 24 hour day. (TNG: "Clues")

In 2267, Spock suggested that each individual Denevan neural parasite was a single cell that comprised a larger organism, adding that although not physically attached to each other, they nevertheless worked together as one. (TOS: "Operation -- Annihilate!")

In 2268, every cell on Hikaru Sulu's shoulder was disrupted where the hologram of Losira touched it, "exploded from within", as Doctor Leonard McCoy described it. Sulu had "a layer of necrotic tissue a few cells thick." (TOS: "That Which Survives")

Altarian encephalitis inserted its DNA into the host's cells. (TNG: "Future Imperfect")

Tissue Edit

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Tissue was the grouped organization of cells and intermediates between the cells and the organs.

Tissue samples could be stored and preserved in a medical freezer for later use. (ENT: "Terra Prime")

When Doctor Beverly Crusher investigated the strange behavior of Admiral Mark Jameson, she found traces of chemical substances in his blood and tissue samples. (TNG: "Too Short a Season")

Muscle tissue was one of the components Chakotay found in a tank aboard a Hirogen warship in 2374. (VOY: "Prey")

Cell types Edit

Nanoprobes in action

Nanoprobes assimilating blood cells

The inner workings Edit


DNA inside of a cell

Pathogens and other cellular invaders Edit


The pathogen of Anchilles Fever

Technologies and procedures for cells Edit

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