Definition of Foveolate

1. a. Having small pits or depressions, as the receptacle in some composite flowers.



Definition of Foveolate

1. Adjective. Having small pits or depressions, like the receptacle in some composite flowers. ¹

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Definition of Foveolate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Foveolate

1. Having minute pits (foveolae) or small depressions on the surface. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foveolate

foveation
foveations
foveiform
foveola
foveola coccygea
foveola gastrica
foveola ocularis
foveola papillaris
foveola retinae
foveola suprameatica
foveolae
foveolae granulares
foveolar
foveolar cells of stomach
foveolas
foveolate (current term)
foveolated
foveole
foveoles
foveolet
foveolets
foveolæ
foveæ
fovilla
fovillae
fower
fowers
fowl
fowl-house
fowl-houses

Literary usage of Foveolate

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1. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"quite ripe foveolate. Parasitic on the rhizomes of low Cyperaceae, in damp shortly grassy pastures along the ..."

2. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1892)
"... strongly foveolate; ;i|» \ of femora, ... very strong and foveolate, the lateral margins also strongly ..."

3. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1913)
"... and without well defined punctures; mesonotum opaque with separate well denned punctures; suture between the scutum and scutellum foveolate; ..."

4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1914)
"... pre- scutum with complete longitudinal furrow which is finely foveolate; ... coarsely foveolate and forming aU posteriorly where they are reticulate; ..."

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