granulose

[ gran-yuh-lohs ]
/ ˈgræn yəˌloʊs /
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adjective


Nearby words

  1. granuloplastic,
  2. granulopoiesis,
  3. granulopoietin,
  4. granulosa cell,
  5. granulosa cell tumor,
  6. granulosis,
  7. granulosis rubra nasi,
  8. granum,
  9. granville,
  10. granville-barker

Origin of granulose

First recorded in 1850–55; granule + -ose1

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British Dictionary definitions for granulose

granulose

/ (ˈɡrænjʊˌləʊs, -ˌləʊz) /

adjective

a less common word for granular
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Word Origin and History for granulose

granulose

n.

part of starch convertible into sugar, 1875, from Late Latin granulum "small grain," diminutive of granum "grain" (see grain) + chemical suffix -ose.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for granulose

granulose

[ grănyə-lōs′ ]

adj.

Having a surface covered with granules.

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