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cellular (adj.)

1753, "consisting of or resembling cells," with reference to tissue, from Modern Latin cellularis "of little cells," from cellula "little cell," diminutive of cella "small room" (see cell). Of mobile phone systems (in which the area served is divided into "cells" of a few square miles served by transmitters), 1977. Related: Cellularity.

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Definitions of cellular

cellular (adj.)
relating to cells;
cellular physiology
cellular walls
cellular (adj.)
characterized by or divided into or containing cells or compartments (the smallest organizational or structural unit of an organism or organization);
the cellular construction of a beehive
any effective opposition to a totalitarian regime must be secretive and cellular
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