Definition of organellar in English:

organellar

adjective

Biology
  • 1Of or relating to an organelle or organelles.

  • 2Designating or relating to the genetic material of organelles (mitochondria and chloroplasts) other than the nucleus; non-nuclear, cytoplasmic.

Origin

1940s. Either from organelle + -ar, or from organella + -ar.

Pronunciation

organellar

/ˌɔːɡəˈnɛlə/