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Cellular

Definition

adjective

(1) Of, pertaining to, or resembling a cell.

(2) Derived from, or consisting of cell(s).

(3) Having numerous compartments or cells.


Supplement

Word origin: NL cellulāris, equiv. to cellul(a) live cell (L: little room).
Related phrases: cellular respiration.


Compare: acellular.
See also: cells, tissues.


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