vacuole

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvækjʊˌəʊl/

Etymology[edit]

From French vacuole, from Medieval Latin vacuola, formed as a diminutive of Latin vacuus(empty).

Noun[edit]

vacuole ‎(plural vacuoles)

  1. (cytology) A large membrane-bound vesicle in a cell's cytoplasm.

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