Definition of Vacuole

1. Noun. A tiny cavity filled with fluid in the cytoplasm of a cell.

Group relationships: Cell
Generic synonyms: Bodily Cavity, Cavity, Cavum



Definition of Vacuole

1. n. A small air cell, or globular space, in the interior of organic cells, either containing air, or a pellucid watery liquid, or some special chemical secretions of the cell protoplasm.

2. n. A small air cell, or globular space, in the interior of organic cells, either containing air, or a pellucid watery liquid, or some special chemical secretions of the cell protoplasm.

Definition of Vacuole

1. Noun. (cytology) A large membrane-bound vesicle in a cell's cytoplasm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vacuole

1. a small cavity in organic tissue [n -S] : VACUOLAR [adj]

Medical Definition of Vacuole

1. Membrane bounded vesicle of eukaryotic cells. Secretory, endocytotic and phagocytotic vesicles can be termed vacuoles. Botanists tend to confine the term to the large vesicles found in plant cells that provide both storage and space filling functions. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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