vesicle


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Synonyms for vesicle

a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)

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Outcome parameters such as pruritus, erythema, vesicles and desquamation, and potassium hydroxide mount were noted weekly for the assessment of efficacy.
Ectopic ureteral insertion into the seminal vesicle associated with ipsilateral renal dysplasia
An occupying lesion in the left seminal vesicle was found, considering ectopic pheochromocytoma [Figure 1], while the adrenal glands and other organs are normal.
Each testis opened into a long and thin vas deferens, forming the seminal vesicle, and both seminal vesicles and paired accessory glands terminated into a short ejaculatory duct (Fig.
Maintenance of readily releasable vesicle numbers, N
Zinner syndrome is a triad of mesonephric duct abnormality comprising of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst, and ejaculatory duct obstruction.
These versatile cells act both as factories and warehouses, making and storing insulin in tiny sacs called vesicles.
Measurements of the embryonic vesicle (15 to 45 days of gestation), embryo proper (20 to 35 days of pregnancy) and subsequently fetus (40 to 60 days) were performed every five days.
Cystic degeneration of prostatic hyperplasia prostatic utriculus cysts seminal vesicle cysts cysts of vas deferens or ductus ejaculatorius bladder diverticula bladder duplication and huge ureterocoeles are the main urological causes; whereas mesenteric cysts colonic lymphatic cysts and intestinal duplications and hydatid cysts are non-urogenital causes.
When the influenza virus initially infects a cell, and the virus is confined in an endocytic vesicle, the viral proteins HA and M2 use the acidic environment inside the vesicle to fuse the viral lipid envelope with that of the vesicle, and then release the viral genome into the cytosol.
Science takes time, and it's not efficiently organized like the vesicle system in a cell.
In the 1970s, Schekman discovered a set of genes required for vesicle transport, while Rothman revealed in the 1980s and 1990s how vesicles delivered their cargo to the right places.
The trio, who all work at US universities, were honored for "their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells," it said.
We have billions of nerve cells and they have to communicate with each other and they do so with this vesicle transport system.
The recipient cell can take up this extracellular vesicle through different mechanisms.