Definition of vacuolation in English:

vacuolation

Pronunciation /ˌvakyo͞oəˈlāSHən/

noun

Biology

See vacuole

‘Intracytoplasmic vacuolations are frequently seen, and they occasionally contain erythrocytes, reminiscent of primitive vessels.’
  • ‘One strain produced a cytopathic effect consisting of vacuolation.’
  • ‘For measurements, only root protoplasts with a dense cytoplasm and no, or little, vacuolation were selected.’
  • ‘This characteristic is associated with minimal vacuolation.’
  • ‘Fruit growth of Japanese pear is characterized by an initial period of rapid cell division, followed by a long period of cell expansion, primarily by vacuolation.’