subcellular


sub·cel·lu·lar

adjective \-ˈsel-yə-lər\

Definition of SUBCELLULAR

:  of less than cellular scope or level of organization <subcellular organelles> <subcellular studies>

First Known Use of SUBCELLULAR

1948

sub·cel·lu·lar

adjective \ˌsəb-ˈsel-yə-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUBCELLULAR

1
: of less than cellular scope or level of organization <subcellular organelles> <subcellular studies using synaptosomes>; also : containing or composed of subcellular elements <recovered subcellular fractions by centrifuging homogenized cells>
2
: relating to or being a local or restricted area within a cell <a subcellular site of hormonal activity>

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