nodulation

noun

nod·​u·​la·​tion ˌnä-jə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce nodulation (audio)
1
: the process of forming nodules and especially root nodules containing symbiotic bacteria
2
: nodule

Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of nodulation was in 1862

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Cite this Entry

“Nodulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nodulation. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

nodulation

noun
nod·​u·​la·​tion ˌnäj-ə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce nodulation (audio)
: the formation or presence of nodules
lung X-rays showing evidence of nodulation
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