vacuolated

adjective

vac·​u·​o·​lat·​ed ˈva-kyə-(ˌ)wō-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce vacuolated (audio)
variants or vacuolate
: containing one or more vacuoles
vacuolated epithelial cells

Word History

Etymology

vacuole + -ated or -ate entry 3, probably after French vacuolé

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vacuolated was in 1859

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Cite this Entry

“Vacuolated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vacuolated. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

vacuolated

adjective

vac·​u·​o·​lat·​ed
ˈvak-yə-(ˌ)wō-ˌlāt-əd
variants or vacuolate
-ˌlāt
: containing one or more vacuoles
vacuolated cells
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