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foveola

play
noun fo·ve·o·la \fō-ˈvē-ə-lə\

Medical Definition of foveola

plural foveolae \-ˌlē\play or foveolas

  1. :  a small pit; specifically :  one of the pits in the embryonic gastric mucosa from which the gastric glands develop

foveolar \-lər\play adjective



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