acellular

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adjective acel·lu·lar \ (ˌ)ā-ˈsel-yə-lər \

Definition of acellular

1 :containing no cells
  • acellular vaccines
2 :not divided into cells :consisting of a single complex cell used especially of protozoa and ciliates

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First Known Use of acellular

1857


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acellular

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adjective acel·lu·lar \ (ˈ)ā-ˈsel-yə-lər \

medical Definition of acellular

1 :containing no cells
  • acellular vaccines
2 :not divided into cells :consisting of a single complex cell used especially of protozoans and ciliates

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