nongranular

adjective
non·​gran·​u·​lar | \ ˌnän-ˈgran-yə-lər How to pronounce nongranular (audio) \
variants: or non-granular

Definition of nongranular

: not granular especially : characterized by or being cytoplasm which does not contain granules nongranular white blood cells

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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, "All of My Favorite Desserts Contain This One Ingredient," 21 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of nongranular

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Nongranular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nongranular. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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nongranular

adjective
non·​gran·​u·​lar | \ -ˈgran-yə-lər How to pronounce nongranular (audio) \

Medical Definition of nongranular

: not granular specifically : lacking granules with an affinity for specific biological stains nongranular cytoplasm

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