[vuh-sik-yuh-ler] /vəˈsɪk yə lər/
of or relating to a or .
having the form of a .
characterized by or consisting of .
1715, from Modern Latin vesicularis, from vesicula, diminutive of vesica “bladder” (see ventral).
vesicular ve·sic·u·lar (vě-sĭk’yə-lər, və-)
[ves-tid] /ˈvɛs tɪd/ adjective 1. held completely, permanently, and inalienably: vested rights. 2. protected or established by law, commitment, tradition, ownership, etc.: vested contributions to a fund. 3. clothed or robed, especially in ecclesiastical : a vested priest. 4. having a ; sold with a : a vested suit. /ˈvɛstɪd/ adjective 1. (property law) having […]
[vet-er-uh n, ve-truh n] /ˈvɛt ər ən, ˈvɛ trən/ noun 1. a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a veteran of many sports competitions. 2. a person who has served in a military force, especially one who has fought in […]
[non-vahy-uh-buh l] /nɒnˈvaɪ ə bəl/ adjective 1. not capable of living, growing, and developing, as an embryo, seed, or plant. 2. not practicable or workable: a nonviable plan. [vahy-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌvaɪ əˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun 1. ability to live, especially under certain conditions: The viability of a fetus outside the womb has increased dramatically with the […]
[non-vahy-uh-buh l] /nɒnˈvaɪ ə bəl/ adjective 1. not capable of living, growing, and developing, as an embryo, seed, or plant. 2. not practicable or workable: a nonviable plan. nonviable non·vi·a·ble (nŏn-vī’ə-bəl) adj. Not capable of living or developing independently. Used especially of an embryo or a fetus.