vesiculation
noun see vesiculate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vesiculation — Ve*sic u*la tion, n. (Geol.) The state of containing vesicles, or the process by which vesicles are formed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vesiculation — 1. The formation of vesicles. SYN: blistering, vesication. 2. Presence of a number of vesicles. * * * ve·sic·u·la·tion və .sik yə lā shən n 1) the presence or formation of vesicles 2) the process of becoming vesicular <vesiculation of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • vésiculation — (vé zi ku la sion) s. f. Terme de médecine. Production de vésicules. La vésiculation de la peau par l huile de croton.    Passage à l état de vésicules d une papule ou d une pustule dans diverses maladies cutanées …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • vesiculation — vesicle ► NOUN 1) Anatomy & Zoology a small fluid filled sac or cyst. 2) Medicine a blister full of clear fluid. 3) Botany an air filled swelling in a seaweed or other plant. 4) Geology a small cavity in volcanic rock, produced by gas bubbles.… …   English terms dictionary

  • vesiculation — See vesiculate. * * * …   Universalium

  • vesiculation — noun a) The formation of vesicles; blistering. b) The presence of vesicles …   Wiktionary

  • vesiculation — n. formation of vesicles; inducement of blisters …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vesiculation — ve·sic·u·la·tion …   English syllables

  • vesiculation — noun the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin • Syn: ↑vesication, ↑blistering • Derivationally related forms: ↑vesicate (for: ↑vesication), ↑vesiculate • …   Useful english dictionary

  • vesiculate — vesiculation, n. adj. /veuh sik yeuh lit, layt /; v. /veuh sik yeuh layt /, adj., v., vesiculated, vesiculating. adj. 1. characterized by or covered with vesicles. 2. of the nature of a vesicle. v.t., v.i. 3. to make or become vesicular. [1820… …   Universalium

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