intercellular

[ in-ter-sel-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈsɛl yə lər /

adjective

situated between or among cells.

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Origin of intercellular

First recorded in 1825–35; inter- + cellular
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British Dictionary definitions for intercellular

intercellular
/ (ˌɪntəˈsɛljʊlə) /

adjective

biology between or among cellsintercellular fluid
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Medical definitions for intercellular

intercellular
[ ĭn′tər-sĕlyə-lər ]

adj.

Located among or between cells.
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Scientific definitions for intercellular

intercellular
[ ĭn′tər-sĕlyə-lər ]

Located between or among cells.
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