vesicular

adjective
ve·​sic·​u·​lar | \ və-ˈsi-kyə-lər How to pronounce vesicular (audio) , ve- \

Definition of vesicular

1 : containing, composed of, or characterized by vesicles vesicular lava
2 : having the form or structure of a vesicle
3 : of or relating to vesicles

Other Words from vesicular

vesicularity \ və-​ˌsi-​kyə-​ˈla-​rə-​tē How to pronounce vesicularity (audio) , ve-​ \ noun

First Known Use of vesicular

1715, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vesicular

New Latin vesicula vesicle, from Latin, small bladder

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“Vesicular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vesicular. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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vesicular

adjective
ve·​sic·​u·​lar | \ və-ˈsik-yə-lər, ve- How to pronounce vesicular (audio) \

Medical Definition of vesicular

1 : characterized by the presence or formation of vesicles a vesicular rash
2 : having the form of a vesicle a vesicular lesion

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