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vac·u·ole

 (văk′yo͞o-ōl′)
n.
1. A membrane-bound organelle in the cytoplasm of most cells, especially plant cells, containing water and dissolved substances such as salts, sugars, enzymes, and amino acids.
2. A small extracellular cavity or space within tissues.

[French, from Latin vacuus, empty; see vacuum.]

vac′u·o′lar (-ō′lər, -lär′) adj.
vac′u·o·la′tion n.

vacuole

(ˈvækjʊˌəʊl)
n
(Biology) biology a fluid-filled cavity in the cytoplasm of a cell
[C19: from French, literally: little vacuum, from Latin vacuum]
ˌvacuˈolar adj
vacuolate, vacuolated adj
vacuolation n

vac•u•ole

(ˈvæk yuˌoʊl)

n.
1. a membrane-bound cavity within a cell, often containing a watery liquid or secretion..
2. a minute cavity or vesicle in organic tissue.
[1850–55; < French; see vacuum, -ole1]
vac•u•o•lar (ˌvæk yuˈoʊ lər, ˈvæk yu ə-, ˈvæk yə lər) adj.

vac·u·ole

(văk′yo͞o-ōl′)
A space in a cell's cytoplasm that is surrounded by a membrane and filled with a watery fluid. The fluid stores food prior to digestion or waste products prior to excretion. See more at cell.

vacuole

A saclike, fluid-filled cell organelle used for storage.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vacuole - a tiny cavity filled with fluid in the cytoplasm of a cellvacuole - a tiny cavity filled with fluid in the cytoplasm of a cell
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
Translations
vakuoli
vakuola
vacuole

vac·u·ole

n. vacuola, pequeña cavidad o espacio en el protoplasma celular que contiene líquido o aire.