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vesicular

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adjective ve·sic·u·lar \və-ˈsi-kyə-lər, ve-\

Definition of vesicular

  1. 1 :  containing, composed of, or characterized by vesicles <vesicular lava>

  2. 2 :  having the form or structure of a vesicle

  3. 3 :  of or relating to vesicles

vesicularity play \-ˌsi-kyə-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun


Origin of vesicular

New Latin vesicula vesicle, from Latin, small bladder


First Known Use: 1715


Medical Dictionary

vesicular

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adjective ve·sic·u·lar \və-ˈsik-yə-lər, ve-\

Medical Definition of vesicular

  1. 1:  characterized by the presence or formation of vesicles <a vesicular rash>

  2. 2:  having the form of a vesicle <a vesicular lesion>




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "vesicular" Spanish Central: Translation of "vesicular"


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