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vesicle

1. Pathol
a. any small sac or cavity, esp one containing serous fluid
b. a blister
2. Geology a rounded cavity within a rock formed during solidification by expansion of the gases present in the magma
3. Botany a small bladder-like cavity occurring in certain seaweeds and aquatic plants

vesicle

[′ves·ə·kəl]
(biology)
A small, thin-walled bladderlike cavity, usually filled with fluid.
(geology)
A cavity in lava formed by entrapment of a gas bubble during solidification. Also known as air sac; bladder; saccus; vacuole; wing.
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Particle morphology and internal vesiculation were observed by scanning electron microscopy, using an FEI Quanta 400FEG ESEM/EDAX Genesis X4M equipment (SEM) analysis at Centro de Materiais da Universidade do Porto (CEMUP).
Different stages of BPX observed were; vesicle formation, deep seated ulcers, wet scabs with serous exudation, dry scab lesion, scab lesions on all the teats with pits in the centers, different stages of lesions in the teats of same buffaloes including; vesiculation, wart like nodules, scabs and blood oozing out indicating inflammatory lesions, dry scabs in a buffalo having permanent drop in production, flies feeding the lesions indicating possible mechanical carrier for transmitting disease from one animal to another.
(59) There can be associated edema, vesiculation, desquamation, ulceration, and necrosis.
But the side effects noted by the use of glycolic acid include erythema, superficial desquamation, burning, and vesiculation as given by Khunger et al.
The treatment of the mycoplasma culture with ciprofloxacin elicited a significant increase in the level of vesiculation (sixfold) (Figure 2(b)).
Kralj, "Vesiculation of biological membrane driven by curvature induced frustrations in membrane orientational ordering," International Journal of Nanomedicine, vol.
Necrosis of the overlying epidermis led to intraepidermal vesiculation. Direct immunofluorescence revealed granular depositions of IgA and C3 in and around the walls of dermal small vessels (Figure 1).
This work simulated the vesiculation pathway of several phospholipid species, namely, DLPE, DLPS, dOpE, DOPS, DLiPE, and DLiPS from random initial configuration.
EGF stimulates annexin 1-dependent inward vesiculation in a multivesicular endosome subpopulation.
Constraintson vesiculation processes from textural studies of eruptive products.--En: CARRILL, M.R., & HOLLOWAY, J.R.
PPGS have been proven to originate from podocytes via podocalyxin immunostaining and are thought to form through a process of tip vesiculation from microvillus formations of injured podocytes.
Magmatic processes such as differentiation, eruption style, vesiculation, and fluid flow are mainly ruled by chemical composition and inter-related melt physical properties including temperature, density, viscosity, and crystallinity.