food vacuole


food vacuole

noun

Definition of FOOD VACUOLE

:  a membrane-bound vacuole (as in an amoeba) in which ingested food is digested — see amoeba illustration

First Known Use of FOOD VACUOLE

circa 1889

food vacuole

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FOOD VACUOLE

: a vacuole (as in an ameba) in which ingested food is digested

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