Designating intracellular membranous structures consisting of a number of vesicles; specifically (especially in "multivesicular body") designating a type of endosome or lysosome consisting of a group of small vesicles contained within a limiting membrane.
Containing many vesicles or cavities.
Designating or relating to the release of a neurotransmitter from more than one synaptic vesicle.
1950s. From multi- + vesicular.