Definition of Intracellular fluid
1. Noun. Liquid contained inside the cell membranes (usually containing dissolved solutes).
Medical Definition of Intracellular fluid
1. The fluid within the tissue cells, constituting about 30 to 40% of the body weight. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Intracellular Fluid
Literary usage of Intracellular fluid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Furthermore, alkalosis does induce a shift of potassium from extracellular fluid to intracellular fluid (Scribner, Fremont-Smith and Burnell, 1955). ..."
2. A Manual of Histology by Salomon Stricker (1872)
"Brücke § described a system of lacunae in the salivary corpuscles, the cavities of which he thought were occupied by an intracellular fluid. ..."
3. Alcohols Effect on Organ Function edited by Dianne M. Welsh (1997)
"Primary positive ion in intracellular fluid. Together with sodium, maintains electrolyte balance across all cell membranes. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... is a significant increase in the volume of extracellular fluid, at the expense of intracellular fluid, while total body water remains constant (16). ..."
5. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"It is separated from the intracellular fluid by the cell walls, which are permeable to water but not freely so to electrolytes, to proteins or to most other ..."
6. Biochemical Bulletin by Columbia University (1912)
"... liquids containing sol proteins (eg, blood, lymph, intracellular fluid) and the fibrin was comparable to the gel proteins in cells and tissues. ..."