Definition of ultrastructure in English:

ultrastructure

Line breaks: ultra|struc¦ture
Pronunciation: /ˈʌltrəstrʌktʃə
 
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noun

Biology
  • Fine structure, especially within a cell, that can be seen only with the high magnification obtainable with an electron microscope.
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    • The stages were used as a basis for transmission electron microscopy study on the ultrastructure of the cell wall during the process of primary and early secondary cell wall formation.
    • Interpretation of the above results concerning HGK provides intriguing insight into the cell line ultrastructures.
    • In patients with a defect of central microtubules, the ultrastructure, and thus the function, of nodal cilia would not be affected.

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