Intracellular In`tra*cel"lu*lar, a. (Biol.) Within a cell; as, the intracellular movements seen in the pigment cells, the salivary cells, and in the protoplasm of some vegetable cells; intracellular enzymes. Contrasted with {extracellular}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • intracellular — 1876, from INTRA (Cf. intra ) + CELLULAR (Cf. cellular) …   Etymology dictionary

  • intracellular — [in΄trə sel′yo͞o lər] adj. existing or occurring within a cell …   English World dictionary

  • intracellular — Within a cell or cells. * * * in·tra·cel·lu·lar sel yə lər adj existing, occurring, or functioning within a cell <intracellular enzymes> <intracellular localization of RNA synthesis> <intracellular parasites>… …   Medical dictionary

  • intracellular — adjective Date: 1876 existing, occurring, or functioning within a cell < intracellular parasites > • intracellularly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Intracellular — Not to be confused with intercellular, meaning between cells . In cell biology, molecular biology and related fields, the word intracellular means inside the cell . It is used in contrast to extracellular (outside the cell). The cell membrane… …   Wikipedia

  • intracellular — adjective Inside or within a cell. an intracellular process Ant: extracellular …   Wiktionary

  • intracellular — adj. [L. intra, within; cellula, small cell] Occurring within a cell or cells …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • intracellular — intracellularly, adv. /in treuh sel yeuh leuhr/, adj. within a cell or cells. [1875 80; INTRA + CELLULAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • intracellular — adj. within a cell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intracellular — adjective Biology located or occurring within a cell or cells. Derivatives intracellularly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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