subcellular

adjective sub·cel·lu·lar \ -ˈsel-yə-lər \

Definition of subcellular

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

First Known Use of subcellular

1919


Medical Dictionary

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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