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 (vĕ-sĭk′yə-lər, və-)
1. Of or relating to vesicles.
2. Composed of or containing vesicles.
3. Having the form of a vesicle.

ve·sic′u·lar·ly adv.


(vəˈsɪk yə lər)

1. of or pertaining to a vesicle or vesicles.
2. having the form of a vesicle.
3. characterized by or consisting of vesicles.
[1705–15; < New Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vesicular - of or relating to or involving vesiclesvesicular - of or relating to or involving vesicles; "normal vesicular breathing"
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The neoplastic cells form a closely packed syncytium of uniform, monotonous, oval to slightly spindle-shaped cells with indistinct cell borders that contain vesicular to hyperchromatic, round to oval to spindle-shaped nuclei.
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When he and his colleagues analyzed laboratory ices, "to our surprise and delight, we found that vesicular structures formed that looked very much like those we saw in the Murchison material," Deamer says.
Idiopathic vesicular disease (IVD) is a vesicular disease of pigs, and etiology is unknown (3).
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Officials believe the symptoms could be linked to Swine Vesicular Disease or foot-and-mouth which originated at a Northumberland farm and paralysed food production and tourism events across the UK in 2001.
Histologically, the right testicular parenchyma was diffusely affected and replaced by neoplastic growth, consisting of sheets of large round to polyhedral cells with conspicuous vesicular nuclei having distinctly granular chromatin and prominent nucleoli.
The specimen contained large epithelioid malignant cells with large vesicular nuclei and prominent nucleoli.