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nod·ule / ˈnäjoōl/ • n. 1. a small swelling or aggregation of cells in the body, esp. an abnormal one. ∎  (usu. root nodule) a swelling on a root of a leguminous plant, containing nitrogen-fixing bacteria. 2. a small rounded lump of matter distinct from its surroundings, for example, of flint in chalk, carbon in cast iron, or a mineral on the seabed. DERIVATIVES: nod·u·lar / -jələr/ adj. nod·u·lat·ed / -jəˌlātid/ adj. nod·u·la·tion / ˌnäjəˈlāshən/ n. nod·u·lose / -jəlōs/ adj. nod·u·lous / -jələs/ adj.

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nodule (nod-yool) n. a small swelling or aggregation of cells.

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nodule

nodule A spherical or oval concretion.

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nodule

nodule (in botany) See root nodule.

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nodule: see concretion.

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nodule

nodule See ROOT NODULE.

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