: relating to, involving, or occurring in the space between the cells of a multicellular organism or in the space between cells of closely associated unicellular microorganisms (such as bacteria)
- … potent chemical transmitters of intercellular and intracellular signals that mediate a diversity of physiologic and pathologic functions …
- —John A. Oates
- These mechanisms may provide a physical pathway for very small solutes to pass through a single endothelial cell, but the leak of larger proteins probably occurs at the intercellular junctions between adjacent endothelial cells.
- —Sara M. Weis et al.
- A biofilm is a community of bacteria that use intercellular signaling…
- —J. Christopher Post et al.