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(ˌvækjʊəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


(Biology) the state of being full of vacuoles
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Noun1.vacuolization - the state of having become filled with vacuolesvacuolization - the state of having become filled with vacuoles
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
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n. vacuolización, formación de vacuolas.
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Following staining, organ of corti (hydropic and vacuolar degeneration), spiral ganglion (cytoplasmic and nuclear condensation, nucleus and neuron loss), and stria vascularis (edema and vacuolization) were examined under the light microscope using high magnification (x400).
However some vacuolization and pyknotic nuclei were observed (Figure 3-C2).
Six types of liver alterations were found: 1) cytoplasmic vacuolization; 2) congestion; 3) inflammatory infiltrated; 4) adipocytes infiltration; 5) steatosis; 6) cytoplasmic granules.
[4-6] Excess deposition of iron causes neuronal degeneration, gliosis, and spheroid formation (Vacuolization).
Although some fibromas may contain luteinized cells, they do not have the particular association with fibroblasts so characteristic of the sclerosing stromal tumor and do not show the vacuolization typical of the lutein cells in the sclerosing lesion.
Renal tissue samples were analysed blindly, by a histologist working in the Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty Histology Department, under a light microscope with regard to the structural changes of proximal tubuli (tubular atrophy, tubular brush border loss, tubular dilatation, cast formation, vacuolization), mononuclear cell (MNL) infiltration, erythrocyte extravasation and structural changes of interstitial space.
Gastrocnemius muscle biopsy showed myocyte vacuolization, and periodic acid-Schiff staining (Wuhan Servicebio Technology CO., LTD) revealed diffuse glycogen deposition.
The main histopathological findings observed in Group I and II goats consisted of cytoplasmic vacuolization of the germline and Sertoli cells, generalized impairment of spermatogonia maturation with exfoliation of degenerative cells, cell fragmentation, rare abnormal spermatocytes in the seminiferous lumen and disappearance of Leydig cells.
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a low-grade malignant vascular neoplasm composed of anastomosing cords of epithelioid cells, with prominent cytoplasmic vacuolization, in a characteristic myxohyaline stroma (1).
In a study done by Arora et al.17 and Garg et al.,30 epidermal changes included hypergranulosis (82%), hyperkeratosis (92%) and basal cell vacuolization (100%).
H-E staining Bar 100 [micro]m, B.-Spinal cord injury group: Degeneration and picnosis in Canalis ependimalis cells, vacuolization in some radical cells (arrow), hyperplasia in funicular cells, dilatation in small capillary vessels, necrosis in the area of substantia grisea were observed.