[ fuh-vee-uh-luh s ]
/ fəˈvi ə ləs /
noun, plural fa·ve·o·li [fuh-vee-uh-lahy] /fəˈvi əˌlaɪ/.
a small pit or cavity resembling a cell of a honeycomb; alveola.
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Origin of faveolus
1880–85; < New Latin, equivalent to Latin fav(us) honeycomb + (alv)eolus little cavity; see alveolar
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Medical definitions for faveolus
[ fə-vē′ə-ləs ]
n. pl. -li (-lī′)
A small pit or depression.
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