degranulation

[ dee-gran-yuh-ley-shuh n ]
/ diˌgræn yəˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

the loss or elimination of granules.

Nearby words

  1. degradation,
  2. degradation of energy,
  3. degrade,
  4. degraded,
  5. degrading,
  6. degrease,
  7. degree,
  8. degree day,
  9. degree of curve,
  10. degree of difficulty

Origin of degranulation

First recorded in 1940–45; de- + granulation

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