[ uhl-truh-struhk-cher ]
/ ˈʌl trəˌstrʌk tʃər /
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noun Cell Biology.
the structures of a cell that are revealed by electron microscopy.
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Also called fine structure.
OTHER WORDS FROM ultrastructureul·tra·struc·tur·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ultrastructure
/ (ˈʌltrəˌstrʌktʃə) /
the minute structure of a tissue or cell, as revealed by microscopy, esp electron microscopy
Derived forms of ultrastructureultrastructural, adjective
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