Definition of intracellular in English:

intracellular

adjective

Biology
  • Located or occurring within a cell or cells.

    ‘intracellular calcium’
    • ‘Lysosomes are intracellular organelles that specialize in breaking down cellular waste.’
    • ‘In intact cells the probe was trapped both inside intracellular organelles and the cytoplasm.’
    • ‘In general, the innermost layer of the seed coat of legumes consists of irregularly shaped cells with large intracellular spaces.’
    • ‘This process leads to cell lysis and the loss of intracellular contents necessary for cell survival.’
    • ‘Modulation of intracellular calcium also affects organelle position and motility.’

Pronunciation:

intracellular

/ˌɪntrəˈsɛljʊlə/