Within a cell or cells.

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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>
in·tra·cel·lu·lar·ly adv

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situated or occurring inside a cell or cells.

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in·tra·cel·lu·lar (in″trə-selґu-lər) within a cell.

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 pH — All cells contain an intracellular fluid which has a pH value this is known as the intracellular pH (pHi). The pHi of cells plays a critical role in their function and close regulation is required for cells to survive. There are numerous… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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