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Medical Term:

cellula

Pronunciation: sel′yū-lă, -lē

Definition:

  1. In gross anatomy, a small but macroscopic compartment.
  2. In histology, a cell.

Synonym(s): cellule

[L. a small chamber, dim. of cella]

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