occurring or found outside of a cell

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  • extracellular — adj. located or occurring outside of a living cell or cells; as, extracellular fluid. Opposite of {intracellular}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extracellular — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • Extracellular — In cell biology, molecular biology and related fields, the word extracellular (or sometimes extracellular space) means outside the cell . This space is usually taken to be outside the plasma membranes, and occupied by fluid. The term is used in… …   Wikipedia

  • extracellular — Outside the cells. * * * ex·tra·cel·lu·lar .ek strə sel yə lər adj situated or occurring outside a cell or the cells of the body <extracellular digestion> <extracellular enzymes> ex·tra·cel·lu·lar·ly adv * * * adj. situated or… …   Medical dictionary

  • extracellular — adjective Date: 1867 situated or occurring outside a cell or the cells of the body < extracellular digestion > < extracellular enzymes > • extracellularly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • extracellular — adj. situated or occurring outside cells; for example, extracellular fluid is the fluid surrounding cells …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Extracellulär — Extrazellulär ist ein Attribut, welches darauf verweist, dass sich das gemeinte Objekt bzw. der gemeinte Gegenstand außerhalb einer Zelle befindet. Beispiele sind extrazelluläre Enzyme (die durch Sekretion nach außen gelangen) bzw. die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • extracellular — adj. [L. extra, outside; cellula, little cell] Pertains to being outside of the cell but within the organism …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • extracellular — extracellularly, adv. /ek streuh sel yeuh leuhr/, adj. Biol. outside a cell or cells. [1865 70; EXTRA + CELLULAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • extracellular — adj. outside a cell …   English contemporary dictionary

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