granular

[ gran-yuh-ler ]
/ ˈgræn yə lər /

adjective

of the nature of granules; grainy.
composed of or bearing granules or grains.
showing a granulated structure.
highly detailed; having many small and distinct parts: data analysis on a granular level.

Origin of granular

First recorded in 1785–95; granule + -ar1

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British Dictionary definitions for granularity (1 of 2)

granularity

/ (ˌɡrænjʊˈlærɪtɪ) /

noun

the state or quality of being grainy or granular
the state or quality of being composed of many individual pieces or elements

British Dictionary definitions for granularity (2 of 2)

granular

/ (ˈɡrænjʊlə) /

adjective

of, like, containing, or resembling a granule or granules
having a grainy or granulated surface

Derived Forms

granularly, adverb
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Medicine definitions for granularity

granular

[ grănyə-lər ]

adj.

Composed or appearing to be composed of granules or grains.
Relating to or containing particles having a strong affinity for nuclear stains, as in certain bacteria.
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