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vacuolation

[vak-yoo-uh-ley-shuh n, -yuh-ley-] /ˌvæk yu əˈleɪ ʃən, -yəˈleɪ-/
noun
1.
the formation of vacuoles.
2.
the state of being vacuolate.
3.
a system of vacuoles.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; vacuole + -ation
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vacuolation in Medicine

vacuolation vac·u·o·la·tion (vāk'yōō-ō-lā'shən) or vac·u·o·li·za·tion (-lĭ-zā'shən)
n.

  1. The formation of vacuoles.

  2. The condition of having vacuoles.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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