foveolae

foveola

[foh-vee-uh-luh]
noun, plural foveolae [foh-vee-uh-lee] . Biology.
a small fovea; a very small pit or depression.

Origin:
1840–50; < Neo-Latin; diminutive of fovea; see -ole1

foveolar, adjective
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foveola (fəʊˈviːələ)
 
n , pl -lae
biology a small fovea
 
[C19: from New Latin, diminutive of fovea]
 
fo'veolar
 
adj
 
foveolate
 
adj
 
'foveolated
 
adj

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foveola fo·ve·o·la (fō-vē'ə-lə)
n. pl. fo·ve·o·las or fo·ve·o·lae (-lē')
A small fovea.


fo·ve'o·lar adj.
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