(gran´-u-lar) 1. A textural term applied to holocrystalline rocks made up of grains of nearly the same size and in the range 2 to 10 mm. 2. Also applied to a sedimentary rock made up of grains or granules.
composed of or resembling granules or granulations (grainlike particles, a minute discrete mass); particles with strong affinity for nuclear stains, seen in many bacterial species; Cell the smallest unit of living structure capapble of independent existence, composed of a membraneenclosed mass of protoplasm and containing a nucleus or nucleoid.