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noncellular

Pronunciation: non-sel'yu-lar

Definition: Lacking cellular organization, as applied to viruses, which can only replicate within a cell, whether prokaryotic or eukaryotic.

Synonym(s): acellular1

Synonym(s): subcellular

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