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gran·u·lar

 (grăn′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Composed or appearing to be composed of granules or grains: granular sugar; granular snow.
2.
a. Having a high level of detail, as in a set of data: a more granular report that shows daily rather than weekly sales figures.
b. Consisting of multiple diverse or discrete elements: granular income streams from a variety of tenants.
3. Biology Containing granules: granular cells.

gran′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
gran′u·lar·ly adv.

granular

(ˈɡrænjʊlə)
adj
1. of, like, containing, or resembling a granule or granules
2. having a grainy or granulated surface
ˈgranularly adv

gran•u•lar

(ˈgræn yə lər)

adj.
1. of the nature of granules; grainy.
2. composed of or bearing granules or grains.
3. showing a granulated structure.
[1785–95]
gran`u•lar′i•ty, n.
gran′u•lar•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.granular - composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency; "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue"
coarse, harsh - of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
2.granular - having a granular structure like that of chondrites

granular

adjective grainy, rough, sandy, gritty, crumbly, gravelly, granulated a granular fertiliser

granular

adjective
Consisting of or covered with large particles:
Translations
مُحَبَّب، حُبَيْبي
zrnitý
kornet
rakeinen
szemcsés
kornóttur
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taneli

granular

[ˈgrænjʊləʳ] ADJgranular

granular

[ˈgrænjʊr] adj [substance] → granuleux/euse, granulairegranulated sugar [ˌgrænjʊleɪtɪdˈʃʊgər] nsucre m semoule

granular

adjkörnig, gekörnt, granular (spec); leathergenarbt, narbig

granular

[ˈgrænjʊləʳ] adjgranulare

granule

(ˈgrӕnjuːl) noun
a very small particle. a granule of sugar.
ˈgranular adjective
ˈgranulated (-lei-) adjective
broken into tiny particles. granulated sugar.
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IHC REPORT: H&E sections reviewed along with IHC stain along with spindle shaped cells there are nests showing aggregates of polygonal cells with eosinophilia granular cytoplasm and small pyknotic nuclei.
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