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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid).

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  • Inside-outside transitions of phospholipids in vesicle membranes.
  • Cells move components in and out through a process called vesicle fusion.
  • In the immune cell, endocytosis forms a container called a vesicle that contains AIDS virus.
  • Once the protein is tagged, the piece of membrane with the targeted protein forms a packet, called a vesicle, that enters the cell's cytoplasm. for more
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