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faveolus

[fuh-vee-uh-luh s] /fəˈvi ə ləs/
noun, plural faveoli
[fuh-vee-uh-lahy] /fəˈvi əˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a small pit or cavity resembling a cell of a honeycomb; alveola.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Latin fav(us) honeycomb + (alv)eolus little cavity; see alveolar
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faveoli in Medicine

faveolus fa·ve·o·lus (fə-vē'ə-ləs)
n. pl. -li (-lī')
A small pit or depression.

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