foveate

or fo·ve·at·ed

[ foh-vee-it, -eyt or foh-vee-ey-tid ]
/ ˈfoʊ vi ɪt, -ˌeɪt or ˈfoʊ viˌeɪ tɪd /

adjective Biology.

having foveae; pitted.

Nearby words

  1. fourthly,
  2. fouta djallon,
  3. fouter,
  4. fovea,
  5. fovea centralis,
  6. foveation,
  7. foveola,
  8. foveolate,
  9. foveole,
  10. foveolet

Origin of foveate

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

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Medicine definitions for foveated

foveate

[ fōvē-āt′, -ĭt ]

adj.

Foveolate.

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