Hooke's observations of the cellular structure of cork and a sprig of Sensible (Sensitive) Plant, 1665. Hooke was the first to use the word cell to describe the honeycomb nature of cork. From Micrographia by Robert Hooke (1635-1703). Micrographia was published in 1665 and contains prints of some of the specimens Hooke viewed under the compound microscope that he designed.
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