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foveate

[ foh-vee-it, -eyt ]
/ ˈfoʊ vi ɪt, -ˌeɪt /
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adjective Biology.
having foveae; pitted.
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Also fo·ve·at·ed [foh-vee-ey-tid] /ˈfoʊ viˌeɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of foveate

First recorded in 1850–55; fove(a) + -ate1
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Medical definitions for foveate

foveate
[ fōvē-āt′, -ĭt ]

adj.
Foveolate.
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