acellular

acellular

[ey-sel-yuh-ler]
adjective
1.
being without cells.
2.
composed of tissue not divided into separate cells, as striated muscle fibers.

Origin:
1935–40; a-6 + cellular

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acellular (eɪˈsɛljʊlə)
 
adj
biology not made up of or containing cells

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acellular a·cel·lu·lar (ā-sěl'yə-lər)
adj.

  1. Containing no cells; not made of cells.

  2. Devoid of cells; noncellular.

  3. Of or relating to unicellular organisms that do not become multicellular and are complete within a single cell unit.

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acellular   (ā-sěl'yə-lər)  Pronunciation Key 
Devoid of cells. The hyphae of some fungi are acellular.
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