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vesicular

[vuh-sik-yuh-ler] /vəˈsɪk yə lər/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a vesicle or vesicles.
2.
having the form of a vesicle.
3.
characterized by or consisting of vesicles.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; < New Latin vēsīculāris, equivalent to Latin vēsīcul(a) vesicle + -āris -ar1
Related forms
vesicularly, adverb
intervesicular, adjective
nonvesicular, adjective
nonvesicularly, adverb
subvesicular, adjective
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Word Origin and History for subvesicular

vesicular

adj.

1715, from Modern Latin vesicularis, from vesicula, diminutive of vesica "bladder" (see ventral).

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subvesicular in Medicine

vesicular ve·sic·u·lar (vě-sĭk'yə-lər, və-)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to vesicles.

  2. Composed of or containing vesicles.

  3. Having the form of a vesicle.


ve·sic'u·lar·ly adv.
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