granule n. [L. dim. granum, grain] 1. A very small or minute elevation. 2. (ARTHRO: Insecta) Grain-like, short, thick, dark seta of beetles.
granulocyte n. [L. dim. granum, grain; Gr. kytos, container] A hemocyte variable in size and shape, granular contents of sulfated, periodate-reactive sialomucin and other glyco-proteins or neutral mucopolysaccharides, and sometimes lipid droplets may be present.
granulose a. [L. dim. granum, grain] Roughened with granules, or grain-like elevations.
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