faveolus

[fuh-vee-uh-luh s]

noun, plural fa·ve·o·li [fuh-vee-uh-lahy] /fəˈvi əˌlaɪ/.

a small pit or cavity resembling a cell of a honeycomb; alveola.

Nearby words

  1. favela,
  2. favelado,
  3. favella,
  4. favellidium,
  5. faveolate,
  6. favicon,
  7. favid,
  8. favism,
  9. favonian,
  10. favonius

Origin of faveolus

1880–85; < New Latin, equivalent to Latin fav(us) honeycomb + (alv)eolus little cavity; see alveolar

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Medicine definitions for faveoli

faveolus

[fə-vēə-ləs]

n. pl. -li (-lī′)

A small pit or depression.

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