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Webster

English Word:

vesicular


English Pronunciation:

ve•sic•u•lar


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

Confer (French) vésiculaire.


⇨Definition

1. Of or pertaining to vesicles; especially, of or pertaining to the air vesicles, or air cells, of the lungs; as, vesicular breathing, or normal breathing, in which the air enters freely the air vesicles of the lungs.

2. Containing, or composed of, vesicles or vesiclelike structures; covered with vesicles or bladders; vesiculate; as, vesicular coral; vesicular lava; a vesicular leaf.

3. Having the form or structure of a vesicle; as, a vesicular body. Vesicular column (Anatomy), a series of nerve cells forming one of the tracts distinguished in the spinal; -- also called the ganglionic column. -- Vesicular emphysema (Medicine), emphysema of the lungs, in which the air vesicles are distended and their walls ruptured. -- Vesicular murmur (Medicine), the sound, audible on auscultation of the chest, made by the air entering and leaving the air vesicles of the lungs in respiration.



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Wiktionary

Adjective:

Adjective vesicular (comparative more vesicular, superlative most vesicular) Of or pertaining to vesicles. Having vesicles.


Anagrams:

sail curve


Reference:

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Similar Words:

Other words similar to vesicular can be found below:

1.VES
2.Vesak
3.Vesalian
4.vesania
5.vesbium
6.vese
7.vesica
8.vesical
9.vesicant
10.vesicate
11.vesication
12.vesicatory
13.vesicle
14.vesico
15.vesico-
16.vesicomyid
17.vesicoprostatic
18.vesicouterine
19.vesicovaginal
20.vesicovaginal fistula
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