foveolated

foveolate

[foh-vee-uh-lit, -leyt]
adjective Biology.
having foveolae, or very small pits.
Also, foveolated.


Origin:
1840–50; foveol(a) + -ate1

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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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foveolate fo·ve·o·late (fō'vē-ə-lāt', -lĭt, fō-vē'ə-)
adj.
Having minute pits or small depressions on the surface.

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