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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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(Biology) the minute structure of a tissue or cell, as revealed by microscopy, esp electron microscopy
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ul•tra•struc•ture(ˈʌl trəˌstrʌk tʃər)
the aggregate of structures within a cell that are revealed by electron microscopy.
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the submicroscopic, elemental structure of protoplasm. — ultrastructural, adj.See also: Biology
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