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Intracellular

Definition
adjective
Occurring or being (situated) inside a cell or cells.
Supplement
For example, intracellular fluid pertains to the fluid inside the cell while intercellular fluid is the fluid between cells.
Word origin: from Latin intrā- (within) + cellular from Latin cellulāris, equivalent to cellul(a) (live cell).
Compare: intercellular
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