Origin of vesicular
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The erythematous and vesicular varieties are the most favorable.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin
Henry Weightman Stelwagon
The membrane of the vesicular nucleus is thin, but firm, and encloses a clear or finely granular mass of nuclein.
This umbilication in the vesicular stage is somewhat peculiar.
In Lactarius and Russula the trama, or inner substance, is vesicular.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
The other portion of the nervous structure is the vesicular.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)
John William Draper
Word Origin and History for vesicular
1715, from Modern Latin vesicularis, from vesicula, diminutive of vesica "bladder" (see ventral).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of or relating to vesicles.
- Composed of or containing vesicles.
- Having the form of a vesicle.
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- A small fluid-filled sac in the body.
- A membrane-bound sac in eukaryotic cells that stores or transports the products of metabolism in the cell and is sometimes the site for the breaking down of metabolic wastes. Vesicles bulge out and break off from the endoplasmic reticulum and the Golgi apparatus. Vesicles get their energy for mobility from ATP. Lysosomes and peroxisomes are vesicles.
- A small cavity formed in volcanic rock by entrapment of a gas bubble during solidification.
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