Medical Dictionary


noun fo·ve·o·la \fō-ˈvē-ə-lə\
plural fo·ve·o·lae \-ˌlē\ or fo·ve·o·las

Medical Definition of FOVEOLA

:  a small pit; specifically :  one of the pits in the embryonic gastric mucosa from which the gastric glands develop
fo·ve·o·lar \-lər\ adjective


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