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1. Situated or occurring within a cell: subcellular organelles.
2. Smaller in size than ordinary cells: subcellular organisms.
3. Below the cellular level: subcellular research.
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of or relating to a subcell
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(sʌbˈsɛl yə lər)

adj. Biol.
1. contained within a cell.
2. at a level of organization lower than the cellular.
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