nodulation

noun
nod·u·la·tion | \ˌnä-jə-ˈlā-shən \

Definition of nodulation 

1 : the process of forming nodules and especially root nodules containing symbiotic bacteria

2 : nodule

First Known Use of nodulation

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about nodulation

Share nodulation

Dictionary Entries near nodulation

nodular iron

nodulate

nodulated

nodulation

nodule

noduled

nodulize

Statistics for nodulation

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for nodulation

The first known use of nodulation was in 1862

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for nodulation

nodulation

noun
nod·u·la·tion | \ˌnäj-ə-ˈlā-shən \

Medical Definition of nodulation 

: the formation or presence of nodules lung X-rays showing evidence of nodulation

Comments on nodulation

What made you want to look up nodulation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!