alveolate

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adjective al·ve·o·late \-lət\

Definition of alveolate

  1. :  pitted like a honeycomb <alveolate pollen>

Circa 1796

First Known Use of alveolate

circa 1796


Medical Dictionary

alveolate

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adjective al·ve·o·late \al-ˈvē-ə-lət\

Medical Definition of alveolate

  1. :  pitted like a honeycomb

alveolation

\(ˌ)al-ˌvē-ə-ˈlā-shən\play noun

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