foveolate

or fo·ve·o·lat·ed

[ foh-vee-uh-lit, -leyt or foh-vee-uh-ley-tid ]
/ ˈfoʊ vi ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt or ˈfoʊ vi əˌleɪ tɪd /

adjective Biology.

having foveolae, or very small pits.

Nearby words

  1. fovea,
  2. fovea centralis,
  3. foveate,
  4. foveation,
  5. foveola,
  6. foveole,
  7. foveolet,
  8. fowey,
  9. fowl,
  10. fowl cholera

Origin of foveolate

First recorded in 1840–50; foveol(a) + -ate1

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Medicine definitions for foveolate

foveolate

[ fōvē-ə-lāt′, -lĭt, fō-vēə- ]

adj.

Having minute pits or small depressions on the surface.

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