Vesicle

Definition of Vesicle

Ves´i`cle
n.1.A bladderlike vessel; a membranous cavity; a cyst; a cell.
2.(Bot.) A small bladderlike body in the substance of a vegetable, or upon the surface of a leaf.
3.(Med.) A small, and more or less circular, elevation of the cuticle, containing a clear watery fluid.
4.(Anat.) A cavity or sac, especially one filled with fluid; as, the umbilical vesicle.
5.(Zool.) A small convex hollow prominence on the surface of a shell or a coral.
6.(Geol.) A small cavity, nearly spherical in form, and usually of the size of a pea or smaller, such as are common in some volcanic rocks. They are produced by the liberation of watery vapor in the molten mass.

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