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pertaining to, or made up of, cells.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


1. Relating to, derived from, or composed of cells.
2. Having numerous compartments or interstices.
[L. cellula, dim. of cella, storeroom]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


1. Of, relating to, or resembling a cell.
2. Consisting of or containing a cell or cells: the cellular construction of a beehive; the cellular nature of plant and animal tissue.

cel′lu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
cel′lu·lar·ly adv.
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1. Relating to, derived from, or composed of cells.
2. Having numerous compartments or interstices.
[L. cellula, dim. of cella, storeroom]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about cellular

Q. Is it proven that cellular radiation can damage health?

A. it was proven that people that talk a lot with cellular phones tend to develop problems in their salivary gland (the Parotid gland, right under the ear)that is on the side they speak the most.

could be that in 15 years from now the amount of brain cancer will increase and they will know for sure it's from cellular phones. , why take a chance- use as less as possible, use an earphone and don't give a cellular phone to your children until they are 17.
you can never know what will they find next...

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