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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.
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Histopathological examination revealed significant papillary dermal edema and perivascular lymphocyte-rich inflammatory infiltrate accompanied by eosinophils as well as focal vacuolar degeneration of the basal layer and dissociation in the keratin layer (Figure 2).
Histopathological changes like glomerular adhesions, glomerular crescent formation, tubular necrosis, tubular vacuolar degeneration, mesangial hypercellularity, interstitial fibrosis, vascular sclerosis, capillary wall thickness, tubular cast and interstitial inflammation.
The parasitophorous vacuolar membrane appeared undulating, with knob-like blebs and invaginations.
The total area of tubules with cytoplasmic vacuolar degeneration and the total area of glomeruli in each visual field were measured.
The commonest recognized histopathological features were saw-toothed rete ridges/ irregular acanthosis, vacuolar degeneration of basal layer and band like infiltrate in our study.
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In CDWSG (Figure 2E) and LTMG (Figure 2C), the endometrial epithelial cells presented vacuolar degeneration, the smooth muscle cells had focal proliferation and hyaline degeneration, disordered arrangement, and unequal thickness.
On histopathological examination, liver revealed diffuse congestion, vacuolar degeneration and focal necrosis, infiltration of inflammatory cells were seen.
Plant retromer, localized to the prevacuolar compartment and microvesicles in Arabidopsis, may interact with vacuolar sorting receptors.