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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.
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(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]
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Adj.1.vesicular - of or relating to or involving vesiclesvesicular - of or relating to or involving vesicles; "normal vesicular breathing"
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We collected vesicular lesion swab specimens and blood samples from all affected animals, and all tested negative for the viruses causing vesicular diseases mentioned previously (foot-and-mouth disease, swine vesicular disease, vesicular exanthema of swine, and vesicular stomatitis).
Testing for foreign animal disease agents causing vesicular disease in swine (i.e., foot-and-mouth disease virus, swine vesicular disease virus, and vesicular exanthema of swine virus) and vesicular stomatitis virus was conducted at the National Veterinary Services Laboratories of the US Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in Plum Island, New York.
(19), caused respiratory symptoms and was phylogenetically related to San Miguel sea lion virus and vesicular exanthema of swine virus, both within the genus vesivirus.