Foveolate
Foveolate Fo"ve*o*late (? or ?), a. Having small pits or depressions, as the receptacle in some composite flowers. [1913 Webster]

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  • foveolate — /foh vee euh lit, layt /, adj. Biol. having foveolae, or very small pits. Also, foveolated. [1840 50; FOVEOL(A) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • foveolate — Having minute pits (foveolae) or small depressions on the surface. * * * fo·ve·o·late fō vē ə lət, fō vē ə .lāt adj having small pits: FOVEATE * * * fo·ve·o·late (fo veґo lāt) pitted …   Medical dictionary

  • foveolate — adj. having small pits, having dimples (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foveolate —   Having a pitted surface, as pollen.   Cf. fossulate, psilate …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • foveolate — fo·ve·o·late …   English syllables

  • foveolate — /fəˈviəleɪt/ (say fuh veeuhlayt), / lət/ (say luht) adjective having foveolae, or very small pits. Also, foveolated. {foveol(a) + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • foveolate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • efoveolate — (ˈ)ē+ adjective Etymology: e + foveolate : not foveolate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Foveolated — Fo ve*o*la ted, a. Foveolate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fovea — n.; pl. ae [L. fovea, pit] A small depression, pit, pocket; a fossa; foveolate adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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