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ul·tra·struc·ture

 (ŭl′trə-strŭk′chər)
n.
The detailed structure of a biological specimen, such as a cell, tissue, or organ, that can be observed only by electron microscopy. Also called fine structure.

ultrastructure

(ˈʌltrəˌstrʌktʃə)
n
(Biology) the minute structure of a tissue or cell, as revealed by microscopy, esp electron microscopy
ˌultraˈstructural adj

ul•tra•struc•ture

(ˈʌl trəˌstrʌk tʃər)

n.
the aggregate of structures within a cell that are revealed by electron microscopy.
[1935–40]
ul`tra•struc′tur•al, adj.

ultrastructure

the submicroscopic, elemental structure of protoplasm. — ultrastructural, adj.
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Translations
Ultrastruktur
초미세구조

ul·tra·struc·ture

n. ultraestructura, estructura diminuta que solamente puede distinguirse bajo un microscopio electrónico.
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The ultrastructures were examined using a Hitachi JEM 1200-EX transmission electron microscope (TEM) (Hitachi, Tokyo, Japan) at an accelerating voltage of 100 kV and a magnification of 20,000.
9 m thick succession, and Hedstroemia, found mainly in the bioherm facies, were observed under SEM for documentation of ultrastructures (Fig.
upon reexamination of the ultrastructures by electron microscopy.
The emergence of a new database of bryozoan skeletal ultrastructures enables broader questions of biomineralization to be addressed.
Apart from the influence on cell wall, plasma membrane, and chloroplast membrane, the ultrastructures of the chloroplast and mitochondria were the most striking effect.
At least thirteen distinct tube ultrastructures have hitherto been described (Vinn et al.
Like the artist's bits of objects, microbial ultrastructures can reassort, recombine, and reassemble into brand new entities.
The ultrastructure of such unusual biomineralization is not known and detailed SEM studies of cirratulid skeletal ultrastructures are necessary for proper comparison with the structures of erpulids and sabellids as well as of other invertebrates.