vacuolate

vacuolate

[vak-yoo-uh-lit, -leyt, -yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective
having a vacuole or vacuoles.
Also, vacuolated.


Origin:
1855–60; vacuole + -ate1

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vacuole (ˈvækjʊˌəʊl)
 
n
biology a fluid-filled cavity in the cytoplasm of a cell
 
[C19: from French, literally: little vacuum, from Latin vacuum]
 
vacuolar
 
adj
 
vacuolate
 
adj
 
vacuolation
 
n

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