air vacuole


air vacuole
s.
vacuola de aire.

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  • Vacuole — Vac u*ole, n. [L. vacuus empty: cf. F. vacuole.] (Biol.) 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vacuole — [vak′yo͞o ōl΄] n. [Fr < L vacuus, empty] Biol. a fluid filled cavity within the cytoplasm of a cell, surrounded by a membrane that usually encloses food, water, or air vacuolar [vak′yo͞o wə lər, vak΄yoo wō′lər] adj …   English World dictionary

  • vacuole — noun Etymology: French, literally, small vacuum, from Latin vacuum Date: 1853 1. a small cavity or space in the tissues of an organism containing air or fluid 2. a cavity or vesicle in the cytoplasm of a cell usually containing fluid see cell… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vacuole — 1. A minute space in any tissue. 2. A clear space in the substance of a cell, sometimes degenerative in character, sometimes surrounding an englobed foreign body and serving as a temporary cell stomach for the digestion of the …   Medical dictionary

  • vacuole — n. Biol. a tiny space within the cytoplasm of a cell containing air, fluid, food particles, etc. Derivatives: vacuolar adj. vacuolation n. Etymology: F, dimin. of L vacuus empty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Contractile vacuole — Vacuole Vac u*ole, n. [L. vacuus empty: cf. F. vacuole.] (Biol.) 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Food vacuole — Vacuole Vac u*ole, n. [L. vacuus empty: cf. F. vacuole.] (Biol.) 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… …   Universalium

  • Sulfur assimilation — Sulfate reduction and assimilation in plants (APS, adenosine 5 phosphosulfate; Fdred, Fdox, reduced and oxidized ferredoxin; RSH, RSSR, reduced and oxidized glutathione)|right|325pxSulfur is an essential element for growth and physiological… …   Wikipedia