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extracellular

[ ek-struh-sel-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈsɛl yə lər /
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adjective Biology.
outside a cell or cells.
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Origin of extracellular

First recorded in 1865–70; extra- + cellular

OTHER WORDS FROM extracellular

ex·tra·cel·lu·lar·ly, adverb
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How to use extracellular in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for extracellular

extracellular
/ (ˌɛkstrəˈsɛljʊlə) /

adjective
biology situated or occurring outside a cell or cells

Derived forms of extracellular

extracellularly, adverb
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Scientific definitions for extracellular

extracellular
[ ĕk′strə-sĕlyə-lər ]

Located or occurring outside a cell or cells.
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