subcellular

[ suhb-sel-yuh-ler ]
/ sʌbˈsɛl yə lər /

adjective Biology.

contained within a cell.
at a level of organization lower than the cellular.

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Origin of subcellular

First recorded in 1945–50; sub- + cellular
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