Definition of alveola
1 : a small depression or pit: such as a : one of the pits in the naked receptacle of composite plants b : a pore of such fungi as Polyporus c : the pitted perithecium in certain fungi
2 : alveolus
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Origin and Etymology of alveola
New Latin, alteration of Latin alveolus small cavity — more at alveolus
First Known Use: 1802
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