granule

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gran·ule

noun \ˈgran-(ˌ)yül\

: a small grain or piece of something

Full Definition of GRANULE

1
:  a small particle; especially :  one of numerous particles forming a larger unit
2
:  any of the small short-lived brilliant spots on the sun's photosphere

Examples of GRANULE

  1. <is there one granule of truth in that statement?>

Origin of GRANULE

Late Latin granulum, diminutive of Latin granum grain
First Known Use: 1652

gran·ule

noun \ˈgran-(ˌ)yü(ə)l\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GRANULE

1
a : a little grain or small particle; especially : one of a number of particles forming a larger unit b : a small sugar-coated pill
2
: a clump of actinomycetes in a lesion

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