ultrastructure

noun
ul·​tra·​struc·​ture | \ ˈəl-trə-ˌstrək-chər How to pronounce ultrastructure (audio) \

Definition of ultrastructure

: biological structure and especially fine structure (as of a cell) not visible through an ordinary microscope

Other Words from ultrastructure

ultrastructural \ ˌəl-​trə-​ˈstrək-​chə-​rəl How to pronounce ultrastructure (audio) , -​ˈstrək-​shrəl \ adjective
ultrastructurally adverb

First Known Use of ultrastructure

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Ultrastructure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrastructure. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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ultrastructure

noun
ul·​tra·​struc·​ture | \ ˈəl-trə-ˌstrək-chər How to pronounce ultrastructure (audio) \

Medical Definition of ultrastructure

: biological structure and especially fine structure (as of a cell) not visible through a light microscope

Other Words from ultrastructure

ultrastructural \ ˌəl-​trə-​ˈstrək-​chə-​rəl, -​ˈstrək-​shrəl How to pronounce ultrastructure (audio) \ adjective
ultrastructurally \ -​ē How to pronounce ultrastructure (audio) \ adverb

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