Definición de contractile vacuole en inglés:

contractile vacuole

Saltos de línea: con|tract|ile vacu|ole

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Zoology
  • A vacuole in some protozoans which expels excess liquid on contraction.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The cytoplasm contains, in addition to digestive vacuoles, contractile vacuoles which probably function in the control of osmotic pressures.
    • The amount of contractile vacuoles can tailor in accordance with suctorian species, age and size.
    • The purpose of the contractile vacuole is to expel excess water from the cell, preventing the cell from swelling up.

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