Definition of acellular in English:


Line breaks: acel¦lu|lar
Pronunciation: /eɪˈsɛljʊlə


  • 1Not consisting of, divided into, or containing cells.
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    • Briefly, a cell volume distribution was obtained and gates were set to select for counting only intact cells excluding acellular debris.
    • This isolate contains an internal acellular compartment containing filaments linking the cells.
    • Besides being segmented, the body wall of annelids is characterized by being made up of both circular and longitudinal muscle fibers surrounded by a moist, acellular cuticle that is secreted by an epidermal epithelium.
  • 1.1(Especially of protozoa) consisting of one cell only.

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