foveate

or fo·ve·at·ed

[foh-vee-it, -eyt or foh-vee-ey-tid]
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adjective Biology.

having foveae; pitted.

Origin of foveate

First recorded in 1850–55; fove(a) + -ate1
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foveate in Medicine

foveate

[fōvē-āt′, -ĭt]

adj.

Foveolate.
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