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    hey guys,
    has the cell theory been proven right or wrong ? if not what are arguments against and for
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    (Original post by sciand)
    hey guys,
    has the cell theory been proven right or wrong ? if not what are arguments against and for
    thanks
    The confusion here is over the meaning of the word "theory".

    In everyday speech, when someone says "I have a theory" they mean they have a nebulous idea or an intuitive guess.

    In science, however, the word "theory" means something different. It refers to a model that is backed up by tonnes and tonnes of empirical evidence, just like the Theory of Gravity and Germ Theory. So yes, cell theory has been proven.
 
 
 

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