Origin of granule
Related Words for granulegrime, dirt, soil, powder, soot, earth, lint, sand, cereal, corn, refuse, grit, smut, ashes, filth, ground, loess, granules, cinders, kernel
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Historical Examples of granule
When a variole, tubercle, granule, &c. has a depression in its centre.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)
But no power that we could employ was capable of detecting a granule in it.
In the upper portions of the glacier movement due to pressure probably takes place by the gliding of one granule over another.
The size of the individual granules is constant in any animal species for every kind of granule—excepting only the mast cells.
For a peripheral layer is plainly distinguishable from the central part of the granule.
Word Origin for granule
1650s, from French granule or directly from Late Latin granulum "small grain," diminutive of Latin granum "grain" (see corn (n.1)).