Transcellular fluid



A body fluid found outside the cells and is the smallest component of the extracellular fluid.


Examples of this type of fluid are gastrointestinal fluid, [cerebrospinal] fluid, and ocular fluid, joint fluid, and bladder urine.

Word origin: L, comb. form of trāns (adv. and prep.) across, beyond, through + NL cellulāris, equiv. to cellul(a) live cell.

See also: extracellular fluid.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified on 5 August 2008, at 06:04. This page has been accessed 5,444 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link