IPA: vˈækjuɫ


  • (cytology) A large membrane-bound vesicle in a cell's cytoplasm.
  • A small empty or air-filled space or vacuity.

Examples of "vacuole" in Sentences

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  • The vacuole may be diminished or lost.
  • A vacuole is the equivelent of an air bubble.
  • Pigment is not located in a distinct vacuole.
  • At the end of the gullet, a food vacuole forms.
  • Is glycogen stored in the vacuoles of the human muscle cells
  • Food is directed into the cytostome, and sealed into vacuoles.
  • Dense protoplasm of meristematic cells contains very few vacuoles.
  • The yolk itself is essentially a large lipid vacuole within the cell.
  • But it's a 6-brane vacuole, and at the press of a button, it's a year later.
  • In fact, the parasite itself grabs the drug and concentrates it ten-thousand-fold in its digestive vacuole.
  • They wrap themselves around the food particle and once enclosed it is embedded within a food vacuole for digestion.
  • As water evaporates out of the cell, the cell draws more water into the vacuole from other cells deeper inside the tree.
  • Mutations in the P. falciparum digestive vacuole transmembrane protein PfCRT and evidence for their role in chloroquine resistance.
  • Mutations in the P. falciparum digestive vacuole transmmembrane proteins PfCRT and evidence for their role in cholorquine resistance.
  • Ciliates have permanent contractile vacuole pathways and pores where amoebas will release them from any point along the surface of its body.
  • The 76th amino acid may contribute to the PfCRT's function as a CQR determinant in P. falciparum by virtue of its effect on the CQ transport activity across the food vacuole membrane.
  • In the higher plants, at least, a nucleus occurs embedded in it; a watery liquid holding salts and saccharine substances in solution fills the space called the vacuole, inclosed by the protoplasm.
  • The protoplasm is more or less extensively excavated by fluid spaces, vacuoles; one clearer circular space or vacuole, which is invariably present, appears at intervals, enlarges gradually, and then vanishes abruptly, to reappear after a brief interval; this is called the contractile vacuole (c.v.).

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