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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.
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ultrastructure

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

the submicroscopic, elemental structure of protoplasm. — ultrastructural, adj.
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Ultrastruktur
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ul·tra·struc·ture

n. ultraestructura, estructura diminuta que solamente puede distinguirse bajo un microscopio electrónico.
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