A single juice vesicle from a grapefruit; many such vesicles make up the fruit's pulp.



  • A membrane-bound compartment found in a cell.
  • A small bladder-like cell or cavity; a vesicula.
  • A small sac or cyst or vacuole, especially one containing fluid. A blister formed in or beneath the skin, containing serum. A bleb.
  • A pocket of embryonic tissue that is the beginning of an organ.
  • A small cavity formed in volcanic rock by entrapment of a gas bubble during solidification.


  • From Middle French vesicule, from Latin vēsīcula.

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