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What is the difference between a vesicle and a vacuole?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Vesicle - vacuole

A Vacuole is “A cavity within the cytoplasm of a cell, surrounded by a single membrane and containing fluid, food, or metabolic waste.
Vacuoles are found in the cells of plants, protists, and some primitive animals.” REF: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/vacuole . A vesicle is a “ membranous and usually fluid-filled pouch (as a cyst, vacuole, or cell) in a plant or animal”. REF: https://www.m

In brief: Vesicle - vacuole

A Vacuole is “A cavity within the cytoplasm of a cell, surrounded by a single membrane and containing fluid, food, or metabolic waste.
Vacuoles are found in the cells of plants, protists, and some primitive animals.” REF: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/vacuole . A vesicle is a “ membranous and usually fluid-filled pouch (as a cyst, vacuole, or cell) in a plant or animal”. REF: https://www.m
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