nodulation

noun
nod·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌnä-jə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce nodulation (audio) \

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

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The first known use of nodulation was in 1862

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“Nodulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nodulation. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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nodulation

noun
nod·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌnäj-ə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce nodulation (audio) \

Medical Definition of nodulation

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

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