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Noncellular

Definition
adjective
(1) Not composed of, or not containing cell(s).
(2) Without cellular organization, as in a cytoplasm that is noncellular.
Supplement
Word origin: prefix repr. L adv. nōn not + NL cellulāris, equiv. to cellul(a) live cell (L: little room).
Synonym: acellular, subcellular.

Compare: cellular.

See also: cells, tissues.


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