noun vac·u·ome \ˈvakyəˌwōm\

Definition of vacuome



  1. 1 :  vacuolar system

  2. 2 :  any of various substances or structures in plant or animal cells that resemble the vacuolar system in segregating vital dyes (as neutral red): such as a :  golgi apparatus b :  chondriome

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Origin and Etymology of vacuome

French, from vacu- (in vacuole) + -ome

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a trip made at another's expense

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