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cellular

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adjective cel·lu·lar \ˈsel-yə-lər\

Simple Definition of cellular

  • : of, relating to, or made of the cells of living things

  • : relating to a system that uses radio waves instead of wires to send telephone signals

Full Definition of cellular

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or consisting of cells

  2. 2 :  containing cavities :  having a porous texture <cellular rocks>

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or being a radiotelephone system in which a geographical area (as a city) is divided into small sections each served by a transmitter of limited range <cellular phones>

cel·lu·lar·i·ty play \ˌsel-yə-ˈla-rə-tē, -ˈler-ə-\ noun

Examples of cellular

  1. Researchers are observing the course of the disease at the cellular level.



Origin of cellular

New Latin cellularis, from cellula living cell, from Latin, diminutive of cella small room


First Known Use: circa 1739


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cellular

noun cel·lu·lar

Definition of cellular



1987

First Known Use of cellular

1987


Medical Dictionary

cellular

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adjective cel·lu·lar \ˈsel-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of cellular

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or consisting of cells

  2. 2:  cell-mediated <cellular immunity>

  3. cel·lu·lar·i·ty \ˌsel-yə-ˈlar-ət-ē\play noun, plural cel·lu·lar·i·ties





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