granule
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈɡɹanjuːl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɡɹænjul/, /ˈɡɹænjəl/
Noun

granule (plural granules)

  1. A tiny grain, a small particle.
  2. (biology) A small structure in a cell.
  3. (geology) A particle from 2 to 4 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale
  4. (astronomy) a small mark in the photosphere of the sun caused by convection currents. See also .
Related terms Translations
  • French: granule
  • German: Körnchen
  • Portuguese: grânulo
  • Russian: гра́нула
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