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Researchers also found that some cells produced membrane vesicles, which allow cells to communicate with one another—potentially to initiate the infection process.
In the latter case, the vesicles contain dopamine, not protein aggregates.
If your partner has prostate surgery, the prostate and seminal vesicle, both of which produce the fluid which help the sperm navigate the ejaculatory duct, are often removed, Dr. Chapin says.
The chemicals are enclosed in tiny vesicles called exosomes that the cells shed.
A doctor used a scalpel and a quill to take fluid from smallpox vesicles on the skin of a person in the throes of the disease.
Some of them even worked inside fatty acid vesicles, a laboratory stand-in for protocells.
A foot-long oval split down the middle, and each half is full of little capsules like the vesicles in an orange segment.
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Origin and Etymology of vesicle
First Known Use: 1578See Words from the same year
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