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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 ultrastructure of the gill epithelium of Daphnia magna acclimated to different salinities was investigated by Kikuchi (1983).
Ramasamy P, Brennan GP (2000) Ultrastructure of the surface structures and haptor of Empleurosoma pyriforme (Ancyrocephalinae Monopisthocotylea: Monogenea) from the gills of the teleost fish Therapon jarbua.
PCD is a phenotypically and genetically incidence of Kartagener's Syndrome is 5% heterogeneous condition where in the primary defect is in the, ultrastructure or approximately 90% of PCD patients and involve the outer dynein arms, inner dynein arms, or both.