Noncellular

Definition

adjective

(1) Not composed of, or not containing cell(s).

(2) Without cellular organization, as in a cytoplasm that is noncellular.


Supplement

Word origin: prefix repr. L adv. nōn not + NL cellulāris, equiv. to cellul(a) live cell (L: little room).

Synonym: acellular, subcellular.
Compare: cellular.
See also: cells, tissues.


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