- having alveoli; deeply pitted, as a honeycomb.
Origin of alveolate
Related Words for alveolatehuge, spacious, gaping, vast, roomy, yawning, sunken, depressed, void, vaulted, curved, cleft, notched, arched, dimpled, cupped, excavated, pitted, striated, alveolate
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Historical Examples of alveolate
Sometimes the calymma is alveolate and foamy, as in Nassella and the common Thalassicolla.
Alveolate: Marked by depressions separated by thin walls so as to resemble a honeycomb (Fig. 144).The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
Plants large, subglobose, with alveolate, sinuate carbonous exterior.
- having many alveoli
- resembling the deep pits of a honeycomb