or fo·ve·at·ed

[foh-vee-it, -eyt or foh-vee-ey-tid]

Origin of foveate

First recorded in 1850–55; fove(a) + -ate1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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foveate in Medicine


[fōvē-āt′, -ĭt]
  1. Foveolate.
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