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Synonyms for grape

any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins

any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries

a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot


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These soft, often grapelike lumps appear at injection sites.
A small number of endothelial cells express Runx1 (blue cells) at the time of development, signalling the production of grapelike clusters of hematopoietic (or blood) stem cells along the interior walls of several major blood vessels in the mouse embryo.
The seminal vesicles are paired grapelike pouches filled with fluid.
For example, we know that screening for the disease, which should begin at age 50 for people of average risk, can detect the growth of polyps, or grapelike growths in the lining of the colon or rectum that sometimes become cancerous.
It has hard, scaly, reddish and inedible cover, but sweet, whitish, grapelike edible flesh that surrounds a single large seed.
The bulk of pancreatic tissue is made up of grapelike clusters of cells (acini), which produce potent, acidic digestive enzymes and secrete them through ducts into the duodenum.
Evergreen Shrubs Hollyleaved barberry Many birds are drawn to the clusters of grapelike berries.
However, the most coveted specimens are those in which brilliantly colored (the redder the more highly coveted) spherules rest individually or as grapelike clusters on wulfenite crystal "windows" or between them, populating the wulfenite crystal groups, thickly or thinly, with splotches of cousinly color.
This was a grapelike cluster of about three dozen overlapping heads, each approximately the size of a punching bag, suspended on wires from the pole; the vaselike receptacles, bearing the petrified impressions of fingers that handled them fleetingly, aggressively, or tenderly, brought to mind Louise Bourgeois's Lair, 1986.
Holly-shaped leaves; yellow spring flowers followed by sour, grapelike fruit; to 8 feet.
Inside is a grapelike fruit that has a sweet Iusciousness, like litchis."