intracellular

[ in-truh-sel-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌɪn trəˈsɛl yə lər /
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adjective

within a cell or cells.

Nearby words

  1. intracardiac,
  2. intracardiac catheter,
  3. intracartilaginous,
  4. intracatheter,
  5. intracavitary,
  6. intracellular canaliculus,
  7. intracellular fluid,
  8. intracellular toxin,
  9. intracerebral,
  10. intracervical

Origin of intracellular

First recorded in 1875–80; intra- + cellular

Related formsin·tra·cel·lu·lar·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for intracellular

intracellular

/ (ˌɪntrəˈsɛljʊlə) /

adjective

biology situated or occurring inside a cell or cells
Derived Formsintracellularly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for intracellular

intracellular

adj.

1876, from intra- + cellular.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for intracellular

intracellular

[ ĭn′trə-sĕlyə-lər ]

adj.

Occurring or situated within a cell or cells.

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Science definitions for intracellular

intracellular

[ ĭn′trə-sĕlyə-lər ]

Occurring or situated within a cell or cells.
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