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acellular

 [a-sel´u-ler]
lacking cells or not cellular in structure.

a·cel·lu·lar

(ā-sel'yū-lăr),
1. Devoid of cells. Synonym(s): noncellular (2)
2. A term applied to unicellular organisms that do not become multicellular and are complete within a single cell unit; frequently applied to protozoans to emphasize their complete organization within a single cell.
[G. a- priv. + L. cellula, a small chamber]

acellular

/acel·lu·lar/ (a-sel´u-ler) not cellular in structure.

acellular

(ā-sĕl′yə-lər)
adj.
Containing no cells; not made of cells.

acellular

[āsel′yələr]
without cells.

acellular

adjective Lacking cells, typically used in reference to a body fluid—e.g., ascitic fluid, CSF, cysts that have no cells.

a·cel·lu·lar

(ā-sel'yū-lăr)
1. Devoid of cells.
2. A term applied to unicellular organisms that do not become multicellular and are complete within a single cell unit.
[G. a- priv. + L. cellula, a small chamber]

acellular

Devoid of cells. Some connective tissues incorporate acellular areas.

acellular

(of an organism) having a body which is not composed of cells. Acellular organisms may have a complex structure differentiated into specialized areas and ORGANELLES. Such organisms are also described as unicellular, although this adjective suggests a simple structure, which is not the case.

a·cel·lu·lar

(ā-sel'yū-lăr)
Devoid of cells.
[G. a- priv. + L. cellula, a small chamber]

acellular,

adj not composed of or having cells.

acellular

not cellular in structure.