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Subcellular

Definition
adjective
(1) Smaller than an ordinary cell, as in subcellular organisms.
(2) Below cellular level or scope, as in subcellular studies.
(3) Occurring within a cell, as in subcellular site of a metabolic activity.
Supplement
”Word origin: prefix of L. origin meaning “under,” from L. preposition sub “under” + NL cellulāris, equiv. to cellul(a) live cell (L: little room).
Synonym: acellular, subcellular.

Compare: cellular.

See also: cells, tissues.


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