Definition of Intercellular

1. Adjective. Located between cells.

Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Partainyms: Cell

Definition of Intercellular

1. a. Lying between cells or cellules; as, intercellular substance, space, or fluids; intercellular blood channels.

Definition of Intercellular

1. Adjective. Located between, or connecting, cells ¹

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Definition of Intercellular

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Intercellular

1. Between cells: can be used either in the sense of connections between cells (as in intercellular junctions) or as an antonym for intra cellular. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intercellular

intercellular (current term)
intercellular adhesion molecule
intercellular adhesion molecule-1
intercellular bridges
intercellular canaliculus
intercellular cement
intercellular digestion
intercellular junctions
intercellular lymph
intercellular substance

Literary usage of Intercellular

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1. Clinical Rheumatology: A Problem-oriented Approach to Diagnosis and Management by Roland W. Moskowitz (1921)
"intercellular SUBSTANCES. DURING the last hundred years, knowledge of living things ... In other words, all tissues are made up of cells and intercellular ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1898)
"The following Communications were made: (1) On the injection of the intercellular spaces occurring t'» the leaves of Elodea during recovery from plasmolysis ..."

3. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1885)
"Mucilage-cells are larger than the surrounding cells, and sometimes closely resemble intercellular spaces filled with mucilaginous matter. ..."

4. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1916)
"In these plants the intercellular spaces become relatively very large, as in Ne- lumbo, Heteranthera, Juncus, etc. (Fig. 71). It seems that in mesophytic ..."

5. Physiological Botany by George Lincoln ( Goodale (1890)
"intercellular SPACES. 300. The walls of cells still capable of division are generally in ... The intercellular spaces thus formed may lie mere chinks, ..."

6. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"The intercellular spaces which contain certain peculiar substances are treated of under the head of Glandular Tissue (p. 137). ..."

7. Botany for High Schools and Colleges by Charles Edwin Bessey (1880)
"The petioles and stems of many aquatic plants contain exceedingly large air-conducting intercellular canals, which occupy even more space than the ..."

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