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ultrastructure

 [ul´trah-struk″chur]
the structure visible only under the ultramicroscope and electron microscope.
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ul·tra·struc·ture

(ŭl'tră-strŭk'chūr),
Structures or particles seen with the electron microscope.
Synonym(s): fine structure
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ultrastructure

(ŭl′trə-strŭk′chər)
n.
The detailed structure of a biological specimen, such as a cell, tissue, or organ, that can be observed only by electron microscopy. Also called fine structure.
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ultrastructure

the fine detail of CELL structure, which requires the use of the ELECTRON MICROSCOPE for proper visualization.
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Salt glands of Sporobolus virginicus: morphology and ultrastructure. South African Journal of Botany 64: 198-204.
Olive pollen ultrastructure: characterization of exine pattern through Image Analysis-Scanning Electron Microscope (IA-SEM).
The aim of this study was to compare the ultrastructure of the spermatozoa of the endemic Chilean mussel with the exotic Mytilus galloprovincialis from Caleta Tumbes, to provide information on both, its biology and the controversial understanding of the so called Mytilus complex.
Nano-HAPs entered hepatoma cells through endocytosis and were transported close to the nucleus and then degraded, resulting in changes in cell ultrastructure and inhibited cell proliferation.
Scott, "Ultrastructure of teratocytes of Cardiochiles Nigriceps Viereck (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)," International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology, vol.
The study of the ultrastructure of the spermatozoa in rotifers has been limited to the genera Asplachna and Brachionus (Koehler, 1965; Clement, 1977; Clement & Wurdak, 1991).
Ultrastructure. Tissue isolation for electron microscopy was done according to Prince [17] and Prince et al.
Synaptic Ultrastructure. Synaptic ultrastructure, including thickness of postsynaptic density (thickest part), and synaptic curvature were measured by transmission electromicroscopic methods [10].