These statements also help describe what is meant by a cell or a battery.....
A cell is the basic unit of a battery which produces electricity.
Some batteries only contain one cell.
Some batteries contain more than one cell joined together in series.
A cell contains a combination of metal parts called electrodes separated by a special paste or solution called an electrolyte.
A battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.
A battery is the practical version of a cell in which a sealed package is used to safely contain the chemicals.
A battery is something we ask for in a shop!
A cell is something we see as a symbol in an electrical circuit.