Definition of paracellular in English:


Syllabification: par·a·cel·lu·lar
Pronunciation: /ˌparəˈselyələr


  • Passing or situated beside or between cells.
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    • Eosinophils and neutrophils were occasionally seen on paracellular epithelial paths, and they appeared on the airway surface.
    • Eosinophils abounded in subepithelium and in paracellular epithelial pathways.
    • Chloride ions, which must follow Na + ions to preserve electrical neutrality, enter cells through Cl - channels or cross through paracellular junctions.

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