Foveate
Foveate \Fo"ve*ate\, a. [L. fovea a pit.] Having pits or depressions; pitted. [1913 Webster]

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  • foveate — adjective see fovea …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foveate — /foh vee it, ayt /, adj. Biol. having foveae; pitted. Also, foveated. [1850 55; FOVE(A) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • foveate — 1. adjective Having slight depressions or pits. Syn: pitted 2. verb To angle ones eyes such that the foveae are directed at (an object in ones field of view), the fovea being the portion of the retina responsible for sharp central vision …   Wiktionary

  • foveate — fo·ve·ate (foґve āt) [L. foveatus] pitted …   Medical dictionary

  • foveate — adj. dented, pitted (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foveate — fo·ve·ate …   English syllables

  • foveate — /ˈfoʊviət/ (say fohveeuht), / eɪt/ (say ayt) adjective having foveae; pitted. {fove(a) + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • foveate —   a. pitted.    ♦ foveolate, a. bearing small pits …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • foveate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • foveate, foveated — Pitted; having foveas or depressions on the surface …   Medical dictionary

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