vesiculate(redirected from vesiculates)
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tr. & intr.v. ve·sic·u·lat·ed, ve·sic·u·lat·ing, ve·sic·u·lates
To make or become vesicular.
adj. (-lĭt, -lāt′)
Full of or bearing vesicles; vesicular.
(Anatomy) to make (an organ or part) vesicular or (of an organ or part) to become vesicular
(Pathology) containing, resembling, or characterized by a vesicle or vesicles
ve•sic•u•late(adj. vəˈsɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt; v. -ˌleɪt)
v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t., v.i.
to make or become vesicular.
Past participle: vesiculated
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|Verb||1.||vesiculate - become vesicular or full of air cells; "The organs vesiculated"|
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
vesiculate - cause to become vesicular or full of air cells; "vesiculate an organ"
|2.||vesiculate - cause to become vesicular or full of air cells; "vesiculate an organ"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
vesiculate - become vesicular or full of air cells; "The organs vesiculated"