faveolus

[ 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.

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 faveolus

faveolus

[ fə-vēə-ləs ]

n. pl. -li (-lī′)

A small pit or depression.

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