sub·​cel·​lu·​lar | \ˌsəb-ˈsel-yə-lər \

Definition of subcellular 

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

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Together with her colleagues, Maleckar, who was unaffiliated with Finkbeiner's study, have explored similar label-free machine learning techniques for identifying subcellular structures. Robbie Gonzalez, WIRED, "AI Learns a New Trick: Measuring Brain Cells," 12 Apr. 2018

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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sub·​cel·​lu·​lar | \ˌsəb-ˈsel-yə-lər \

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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