Definition of ultrastructural in US English:

ultrastructural

adjective

Biology
  • See ultrastructure

    • ‘The diagnosis was confirmed by the ultrastructural demonstration of large desmosomes and long microvilli at the cell surface.’
    • ‘We also describe for the first time the ultrastructural and cytogenetic features of this tumor.’
    • ‘This is based on their ultrastructural, cell culture, and immunohistochemical features.’
    • ‘The results of histologic, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and EBV in situ hybridization studies are presented.’
    • ‘We studied the ultrastructural and cytoskeletal changes in host cells during poliovirus infection.’
    • ‘These tumors are known to possess very different histologic, ultrastructural, histochemical, and immunohistochemical features.’

Pronunciation

ultrastructural

/ˈəltrəˌstrək(t)SHər(ə)l//ˈəltrəˌstrək(t)ʃər(ə)l/