Definition of Alveolate

1. Adjective. Pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb).

Exact synonyms: Cavitied, Faveolate, Honeycombed, Pitted
Similar to: Cellular
Derivative terms: Alveolus



Definition of Alveolate

1. a. Deeply pitted, like a honeycomb.

Definition of Alveolate

1. Adjective. Having a structure containing honeycomb-like cavities ¹

2. Noun. (biology) A grouping of protists comprising the ciliates, sporozoa and dinoflagellates ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alveolate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Alveolate

1. Pitted or honeycombed on the surface. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alveolate

alveolar rhabdosarcoma
alveolar ridge
alveolar ridge augmentation
alveolar sac
alveolar septum
alveolar soft part sarcoma
alveolar supporting bone
alveolar ventilation
alveolar yoke
alveolarisation
alveolarization
alveolarizations
alveolarly
alveolars
alveolary
alveolate (current term)
alveolates
alveole
alveolectomy
alveoles
alveoli
alveoli pulmonis
alveoliform
alveolingual
alveolitis
alveolo-
alveolo-palatal
alveolobuccal groove
alveolobuccal sulcus
alveolocapillary block

Literary usage of Alveolate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual Flora of Madeira and the Adjacent Island of Porto Santo and the by Richard Thomas Lowe (1868)
"Recept. sub- convex alveolate clothed with long chaffy scales. — Rank ann. scentless herbs or weeds. L. opposite. Fl. with or without ray ; ray w. ..."

2. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter, Aven Nelson (1909)
"... rather long and narrow: stamens and style sometimes but little longer than the corolla: seeds 12-22, angled by pressure, rather deeply alveolate. ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"... C valvate ;D, fR - opposed to side; F, alveolate, from above, x io. each other. ... with one of the plates of the skeleton, and also "alveolate" ..."

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