- pertaining to or characterized by cellules or cells, especially minute compartments or cavities.
- of or relating to cellular phones.
Origin of cellular
Related Words for cellularbiological, nuclear, prime, living, primitive, necessary, integral, constitutional, primary, original, fundamental, essential, principal, anatomical, animate, basal, elemental, inherent, innate, live
Examples from the Web for cellular
Contemporary Examples of cellular
Accounts of the prison have come from women who managed to hide their cellular phones, calling relatives to describe their plight.Rape and Sexual Slavery Inside an ISIS Prison
August 28, 2014
Observing a sex difference in a patient population is important, but finding a cellular parallel is truly remarkable.Why Men May Be More Likely to Get Deadly Brain Cancer
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
August 5, 2014
Mammalian cellular metabolism, aka the basic rules of being alive on planet Earth, runs best at a pH between 7.38 and 7.42.Alkalinizing Someone to Improve His or Her Health Is Simple-Minded, Fatuous, and Dangerous
January 29, 2014
The lymph system serves to gather and remove cellular toxins.How to Recover from Christmas
December 25, 2013
But its price point of $499 ($629 with cellular support) is still pretty steep.Apple Launches New iPads in Effort to Boost Sales
October 22, 2013
Historical Examples of cellular
In Europe cellular piers of reinforced concrete have been much used.Concrete Construction
Halbert P. Gillette
The mucus of the cellular membrane is increased by blisters and sinapisms.
The inirritability of the cellular and cutaneous lymphatics is described in Sect.
They come from the fatty substance and the cellular membranes.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
Hence our verb to goffer, to give a cellular appearance to a frill.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)
- of, relating to, resembling, or composed of a cell or cells
- having cells or small cavities; porous
- divided into a network of cells
- textiles woven with an open texturea cellular blanket
- designed for or involving cellular radio
Word Origin and History for cellular
1753, with reference to cellular tissue, from Modern Latin cellularis "of little cells," from cellula "little cell," diminutive of cella (see cell). Of mobile phone systems (in which the area served is divided into "cells" of a few square miles served by transmitters), 1977. Related: Cellularity.
- Of, relating to, or resembling a cell.
- Consisting of, composed of, or containing a cell or cells.
- The basic unit of living matter in all organisms, consisting of protoplasm enclosed within a cell membrane. All cells except bacterial cells have a distinct nucleus that contains the cell's DNA as well as other structures (called organelles) that include mitochondria, the endoplasmic reticulum, and vacuoles. The main source of energy for all of a cell's biological processes is ATP. See more at eukaryote prokaryote.
- Any of various devices, or units within such devices, that are capable of converting some form of energy into electricity. Cells contain two electrodes and an electrolyte. See more at electrolytic cell solar cell voltaic cell.