Definition of vacuolation in English:

vacuolation

noun

Biology
  • See vacuole

    • ‘For measurements, only root protoplasts with a dense cytoplasm and no, or little, vacuolation were selected.’
    • ‘One strain produced a cytopathic effect consisting of vacuolation.’
    • ‘Fruit growth of Japanese pear is characterized by an initial period of rapid cell division, followed by a long period of cell expansion, primarily by vacuolation.’
    • ‘This characteristic is associated with minimal vacuolation.’
    • ‘Intracytoplasmic vacuolations are frequently seen, and they occasionally contain erythrocytes, reminiscent of primitive vessels.’

Pronunciation

vacuolation

/vakjʊəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/