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intercellular

[ in-ter-sel-yuh-ler ]

adjective

  1. situated between or among cells.


intercellular

/ ˌɪntəˈsɛljʊlə /

adjective

  1. biology between or among cells

    intercellular fluid



intercellular

/ ĭn′tər-sĕlyə-lər /

  1. Located between or among cells.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of intercellular1

First recorded in 1825–35; inter- + cellular

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Example Sentences

Today’s electroceuticals alleviate sickness only temporarily, disrupting intercellular traffic but otherwise leaving existing pathways intact.

They use a new Lamellar technology that's been adopted by brands like L'Oreal in the hair industry to create a mille-feuille structure with multiple layers of intercellular lipids to provide longer-lasting, deeper moisture.

He thinks that intercellular communications create a sort of code that imprints a form, and that cells can sometimes decide how to arrange themselves more or less independently of their genes.

One of its weakest aspects is, perhaps, that the so-called intercellular substance plays an uncertain and unsatisfactory part.

Periplast, per′i-plast, n. the intercellular substance of an organ or tissue of the body.

These lines arise from the existence of passages between the cells, containing air; and they are called intercellular passages.

It is obvious that the ossified substance of bone is intercellular in character, and corresponds to the matrix of cartilage.

When there is a considerable amount of intercellular fibrous tissue, the tumour is called a fibro-sarcoma.

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