Definition of Vacuole. Meaning of Vacuole. Synonyms of Vacuole

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Definition of Vacuole

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. Contractile vacuole. (Zo["o]l.) See under Contractile, and see Illusts. of Infusoria, and Lobosa. Food vacuole. (Zo["o]l.) See under Food, and see Illust. of Infusoria.

Meaning of Vacuole from wikipedia

- A vacuole (/ˈvækjuːoʊl/) is a membrane-bound organelle which is present in plant and fungal cells and some protist, animal and bacterial cells. Vacuoles...
- previously known as pulsatile or pulsating vacuole. The contractile vacuole is a specialized type of vacuole that regulates the quantity of water inside...
- a clear area in the center of the structure referred to as a nucleolar vacuole. Nucleoli of various plant species have been shown to have very high concentrations...
- autophagy; in the meantime, Daniel J Klionsky discovered the cytoplasm-to-vacuole targeting (CVT) pathway, which is a form of selective autophagy. They soon...
- The food vacuole, or digestive vacuole, is an organelle found in parasites that cause malaria. During the stage of the parasites' lifecycle where it resides...
- The parasitophorous vacuole (PV) is a structure produced by apicomplexan parasites in the cells of its host. The PV allows the parasite to develop while...
- Once internalized, the bacteria surround themselves in a membrane-bound vacuole that does not fuse with lysosomes that would otherwise degrade the bacteria...
- neurovascular conditions. Vacuoles are cellular organelles which contain mostly water. Plant cells have a large central vacuole in the center of the cell...
- as the ribosomes, mitochondria, the plant plastids, lipid droplets, and vacuoles. Most cellular activities take place within the cytoplasm, such as many...
- only in animals, and the term vacuole is applied to those in plants, fungi and algae (some animal cells also have vacuoles). Discoveries in plant cells...
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