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contractile vacuole

noun

Definition of contractile vacuole

  1. :  a vacuole in a unicellular organism that contracts regularly to discharge fluid from the body



1876

First Known Use of contractile vacuole

1876


Medical Dictionary

contractile vacuole

noun

Medical Definition of contractile vacuole

  1. :  a vacuole in a unicellular organism that contracts regularly to discharge fluid from the body



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