intracellular

adjective in·tra·cel·lu·lar \ ˈin-trə-ˈsel-yə-lər , ˈin-(ˌ)trä- \
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of intracellular

: existing, occurring, or functioning within a cell
  • intracellular parasites

intracellularly

adverb

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First Known Use of intracellular

1876

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intracellular

adjective in·tra·cel·lu·lar \ -ˈsel-yə-lər \

medical Definition of intracellular

: existing, occurring, or functioning within a cell
  • intracellular enzymes
  • intracellular localization of RNA synthesis
  • intracellular parasites

intracellularly

adverb

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