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ves•i•cle



Pronunciation: (ves'i-kul), [key]
n.
1. a small sac or cyst.
2. Biol.a small bladderlike cavity, esp. one filled with fluid.
3. Pathol.a circumscribed elevation of the epidermis containing serous fluid; blister.
4. Geol.a small, usually spherical cavity in a rock or mineral, formed by expansion of a gas or vapor before the enclosing body solidified.

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

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