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vesiculate

[adjective vuh-sik-yuh-lit, -leyt; verb vuh-sik-yuh-leyt]
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adjective
  1. characterized by or covered with vesicles.
  2. of the nature of a vesicle.
verb (used with or without object), ve·sic·u·lat·ed, ve·sic·u·lat·ing.
  1. to make or become vesicular.

Origin of vesiculate

1820–30; < New Latin vēsīculātus, equivalent to Latin vēsīcul(a) vesicle + -ātus -ate1
Related formsve·sic·u·la·tion, nounun·ve·sic·u·lat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vesiculation

vesiculate

verb (vɛˈsɪkjʊˌleɪt, lɪt)
  1. to make (an organ or part) vesicular or (of an organ or part) to become vesicular
adjective (vɛˈsɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
  1. containing, resembling, or characterized by a vesicle or vesicles
Derived Formsvesiculation, noun
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vesiculation in Medicine

vesiculation

(vĕ-sĭk′yə-lāshən)
n.
  1. The formation of vesicles.blistering vesication
  2. The presence of vesicles.

vesiculate

(vĕ-sĭkyə-lāt′)
v.
  1. To make or become vesicular.
adj.
  1. Full of or bearing vesicles; vesicular.
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