[vak-yoo-uh-ley-shuh n, -yuh-ley-]

Origin of vacuolation

First recorded in 1855–60; vacuole + -ation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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vacuolation in Medicine


  1. The formation of vacuoles.
  2. The condition of having vacuoles.
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