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vac•u•ole



Pronunciation: (vak'yOO-ōl"), [key]
n. Biol.
1. a membrane-bound cavity within a cell, often containing a watery liquid or secretion. See diag. under cell.
2. a minute cavity or vesicle in organic tissue.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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