from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An artificial microscopic vesicle consisting of an aqueous core enclosed in one or more phospholipid layers, used to convey vaccines, drugs, enzymes, or other substances to target cells or organs.
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- n. an aqueous compartment enclosed by a bimolecular phospholipid membrane; a lipid vesicle
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- n. an artificially made microscopic vesicle into which nucleic acids can be packaged; used in molecular biology as a transducing vector
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