from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Containing vacuoles or a vacuole.
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- adj. Having vacuoles
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of vacuoles, or small air cavities.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Provided with vacuoles; minutely vesicular, as a protozoan.
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- adj. formed into or containing one or more vacuoles or small membrane-bound cavities within a cell
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Sap vacuoles must be distinguished from spores, on the one hand, and the vacuolated appearance due to plasmolysis, on the other.
With the notochord he homologised the supporting rod in the proboscis of _Balanoglossus_, which like the notochord arises from the dorsal wall of the archenteron, and has a vacuolated structure.
Owing to some unknown cause these little organisms are gathered together in the large vacuolated cells of the salivary glands of the mosquito, and when the mosquito bites a man or any other animal they pour down through the ducts with the secretion and are thus again introduced in the circulation.
In hibernating woodchucks, the cells of the adrenal cortex were found to be vacuolated and shrunken.
The diameter is about 50µ; the vacuolated ectoplasm passes gradually into the granular endoplasm.
Genus ACTINOPHRYS Ehr. The body is spherical and differentiated into granular endoplasm and vacuolated ectoplasm, but the zones are not definitely separated.
D, et al. (2001) CuZn superoxide dismutase (SOD1) accumulates in vacuolated mitochondria in transgenic mice expressing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-linked SOD1 mutations.
Autopsy also revealed findings consistent with lysosomal storage disease, such as clusters of vacuolated myocytes, as well as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, such as myocyte disarray, small vessel disease, and myocardial scarring.
At the same time, these cells were vacuolated in comparison to the corresponding cells of the wild type.
In vivo, histone administration resulted in neutrophil margination, vacuolated endothelium, intra-alveolar hemorrhage and macro - and microvascular thrombosis.