cel·lu·lar /ˈsɛljəlɚ/ 形容詞
1. Consisting of, or containing, cells; of or pertaining to a cell or cells.
Cellular plants, Cellular cryptogams Bot., those flowerless plants which have no ducts or fiber in their tissue, as mosses, fungi, lichens, and algæ.
Cellular theory, or Cell theory Biol., a theory, according to which the essential element of every tissue, either vegetable or animal, is a cell; the whole series of cells having been formed from the development of the germ cell and by differentiation converted into tissues and organs which, both in plants and animals, are to be considered as a mass of minute cells communicating with each other.
Cellular tissue. (a) Anat. See conjunctive tissue under Conjunctive. (b) Bot. Tissue composed entirely of parenchyma, and having no woody fiber or ducts.
adj 1: relating to cells; "cellular walls"; "cellular physiology"
2: characterized by or divided into or containing cells or
compartments (the smallest organizational or structural
unit of an organism or organization); "the cellular
construction of a beehive"; "any effective opposition to a
totalitarian regime must be secretive and cellular"; "a
cellular phone uses a network of shortrange transmitters
located in overlapping cells" [ant: noncellular]