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granulose

[gran-yuh-lohs] /ˈgræn yəˌloʊs/
adjective
1.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; granule + -ose1
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British Dictionary definitions for granulose

granulose

/ˈɡrænjʊˌləʊs; -ˌləʊz/
adjective
1.
a less common word for granular
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Word Origin and History for granulose
n.

part of starch convertible into sugar, 1875, from Late Latin granulum "small grain," diminutive of granum "grain" (see grain) + chemical suffix -ose.

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granulose in Medicine

granulose gran·u·lose (grān'yə-lōs')
adj.
Having a surface covered with granules.

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