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vacuolation

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noun vac·u·o·la·tion \ˌva-kyə-(ˌ)wō-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of vacuolation

  1. :  the development or formation of vacuoles



1858

First Known Use of vacuolation

1858


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vacuolation

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noun vac·u·o·la·tion \ˌvak-yə-(ˌ)wō-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of vacuolation

  1. :  the development or formation of vacuoles <neuronal vacuolation>




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