subcellular

adjective 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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1919

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subcellular

adjective 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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