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vesiculate

[ adjective vuh-sik-yuh-lit, -leyt; verb vuh-sik-yuh-leyt ]
/ adjective v蓹藞s瑟k y蓹 l瑟t, -藢le瑟t; verb v蓹藞s瑟k y蓹藢le瑟t /
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adjective
characterized by or covered with vesicles.
of the nature of a vesicle.
verb (used with or without object), ve路sic路u路lat路ed, ve路sic路u路lat路ing.
to make or become vesicular.
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Origin of vesiculate

1820鈥30; <New Latin v膿s墨cul膩tus, equivalent to Latin v膿s墨cul(a) vesicle + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM vesiculate

ve路sic路u路la路tion, nounun路ve路sic路u路lat路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vesiculate

vesiculate

verb (v蓻藞s瑟kj蕣藢le瑟t, l瑟t)
to make (an organ or part) vesicular or (of an organ or part) to become vesicular
adjective (v蓻藞s瑟kj蕣l瑟t, -藢le瑟t)
containing, resembling, or characterized by a vesicle or vesicles

Derived forms of vesiculate

vesiculation, noun
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Medical definitions for vesiculate

vesiculate
[ v臅-s沫ky蓹-l膩t鈥 ]

v.
To make or become vesicular.
adj.
Full of or bearing vesicles; vesicular.
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