vacuolation

noun
vac·​u·​o·​la·​tion | \ ˌva-kyə-(ˌ)wō-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce vacuolation (audio) \

Definition of vacuolation

: the development or formation of vacuoles

First Known Use of vacuolation

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vacuolation

vacuole + -ation

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The first known use of vacuolation was in 1858

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“Vacuolation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vacuolation. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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vacuolation

noun
vac·​u·​o·​la·​tion | \ ˌvak-yə-(ˌ)wō-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce vacuolation (audio) \

Medical Definition of vacuolation

: the development or formation of vacuoles neuronal vacuolation

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