vacuolate, vacuolated

Having vacuoles.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • vacuolate — [vak′yo͞o ə lāt΄, vak′yo͞o əlit] adj. having a vacuole or vacuoles: also vacuolated …   English World dictionary

  • vacuolated — adjective formed into or containing one or more vacuoles or small membrane bound cavities within a cell (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑vacuolate • Pertains to noun: ↑vacuole, ↑vacuole (for: ↑vacuolate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • vacuolated — or vacuolate adjective Date: 1859 containing one or more vacuoles < vacuolated epithelial cells > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vacuolate — adjective formed into or containing one or more vacuoles or small membrane bound cavities within a cell • Syn: ↑vacuolated • Pertains to noun: ↑vacuole (for: ↑vacuolated), ↑vacuole …   Useful english dictionary

  • vacuolate — adjective see vacuolated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vacuolate — /vak yooh euh lit, layt , yeuh lit, layt /, adj. having a vacuole or vacuoles. Also, vacuolated. [1855 60; VACUOLE + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vacuolate — vac·u·o·late vak yə (.)wō .lāt or vac·u·o·lat·ed .lāt əd adj containing one or more vacuoles <vacuolated cells> * * * vac·u·o·late (vakґu o lāt″) to form vacuoles …   Medical dictionary

  • vacuolate — /ˈvækjuələt/ (say vakyoohuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective provided with or containing a vacuole or vacuoles. Also, vacuolated. {vacuol(e) + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • foam cell — n a swollen vacuolate reticuloendothelial cell filled with lipid inclusions and characteristic of some conditions of disturbed lipid metabolism * * * 1. a type of abnormal macrophage with a vacuolated appearance owing to the presence of complex… …   Medical dictionary

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