<pathology> A closed membrane shell, derived from membranes either by a physiological process (budding) or mechanically by sonication.

Vesicles of dimensions in excess of 50nm are believed to be important in intracellular transport processes.

See: coated vesicles.

(11 Mar 2008)

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