subcellular

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

Definition of subcellular

  1. :  of less than cellular scope or level of organization <subcellular organelles> <subcellular studies>

1948

First Known Use of subcellular

1948


Medical Dictionary

subcellular

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

Medical Definition of subcellular

  1. 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. 2:  relating to or being a local or restricted area within a cell <a subcellular site of hormonal activity>


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