non·​gran·​u·​lar ˌnän-ˈgran-yə-lər How to pronounce nongranular (audio)
variants or non-granular
: not granular
especially : characterized by or being cytoplasm which does not contain granules
nongranular white blood cells

Examples of nongranular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pindi mawa has a smooth nongranular texture and is used in burfis and peda, or fudge-like sweets. Hetal Vasavada, Bon Appétit, 21 Dec. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nongranular was in 1833

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“Nongranular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition


non·​gran·​u·​lar -ˈgran-yə-lər How to pronounce nongranular (audio)
: not granular
specifically : lacking granules with an affinity for specific biological stains
nongranular cytoplasm
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