|1.||a small grain|
|2.||geology a single rock fragment in gravel, smaller than a pebble but larger than a sand grain|
|3.||astronomy another name for granulation|
|[C17: from Late Latin grānulum a small |
granule gran·ule (grān'yōōl)
A small grain or pellet; a particle.
A cellular or cytoplasmic particle, especially one that stains readily.
A very small pill, usually coated with gelatin or sugar.
|granule (grān'yl) Pronunciation Key