vacuolation
noun Date: 1858 the development or formation of vacuoles

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  • Vacuolation — Vac u*o*la tion, n. (Biol.) Formation into, or multiplication of, vacuoles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vacuolation — [vak΄yo͞o ə lā′shən] n. the formation or arrangement of vacuoles …   English World dictionary

  • vacuolation — 1. Formation of vacuoles. 2. The condition of having vacuoles. SYN: vacuolization. * * * vac·u·o·la·tion .vak yə (.)wō lā shən n the development or formation of vacuoles <neuronal vacuolation> * * * vac·u·o·la·tion (vak″u o… …   Medical dictionary

  • vacuolation — /vak yooh euh lay sheuhn, yeuh lay /, n. 1. the formation of vacuoles. 2. the state of being vacuolate. 3. a system of vacuoles. [1855 60; VACUOLE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • vacuolation — noun The formation of vacuoles in a cellular tissue …   Wiktionary

  • vacuolation — n. creation of of small cavities; state of having vacuoles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vacuolation — vac·u·o·la·tion …   English syllables

  • vacuolation — vac•u•o•la•tion [[t]ˌvæk yu əˈleɪ ʃən, yəˈleɪ [/t]] n. 1) cbl the formation of vacuoles 2) cbl the state of being vacuolate 3) cbl a system of vacuoles …   From formal English to slang

  • vacuolation — /ˌvækjuəˈleɪʃən/ (say .vakyoohuh layshuhn) noun 1. the formation of vacuoles. 2. the state of being vacuolate. 3. a system of vacuoles …   Australian English dictionary

  • vacuolation — noun the state of having become filled with vacuoles • Syn: ↑vacuolization, ↑vacuolisation • Hypernyms: ↑condition, ↑status …   Useful english dictionary

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