Definition of "vacuolation" [vac•u•o•la•tion]

  • The formation of vacuoles in a cellular tissue (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vacuolation" in a sentence
  • "The morbid changes consist of an inflammation of the papillary region of the derma, leading to [oe] dema and vacuolation of the constituent cells of the epidermis, followed by their complete destruction in places and their abnormal proliferation in others (Fordyce)."
  • "Brominated noscapine analogs when added to macrophages significantly induced autophagy as evident by extensive autophagy-related vacuolation in cytoplasm and upregulation of microtubule-associated light-chain protein,"
  • "Drug induced autophagy was noted with increased vacuolation in the cytoplasm."
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