areolate


areolate
areola NOUN (pl. areolae) Anatomy a small circular area, in particular the pigmented skin surrounding a nipple.
DERIVATIVES areolar adjective areolate adjective.
ORIGIN Latin 'small open space' .

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  • Areolate — A*re o*late, Areolated A*re o*la*ted, a. [L. areola: cf. F. ar[ e]ole.] Divided into small spaces or areolations, as the wings of insects, the leaves of plants, or the receptacle of compound flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • areolate — are·o·late lət, .lāt adj divided into or marked by areolae <areolate colonies of bacteria> are·o·la·tion ə .rē ə lā shən n …   Medical dictionary

  • areolate — adjective see areola …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • areolate — See areolar. * * * …   Universalium

  • areolate — adjective a) Having areolas b) Having a pattern of block like areas similar to cracked dried mud …   Wiktionary

  • areolate — adj. ring shaped, resembling a small open space …   English contemporary dictionary

  • areolate — are·o·late …   English syllables

  • areolate — adjective relating to or like or divided into areolae areolar tissue • Syn: ↑areolar • Pertains to noun: ↑areola, ↑areola (for: ↑areolar) • Deriva …   Useful english dictionary

  • areolate mildew — noun : a leaf spot of cotton caused by an imperfect fungus (Ramularia areola) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Areolated — Areolate A*re o*late, Areolated A*re o*la*ted, a. [L. areola: cf. F. ar[ e]ole.] Divided into small spaces or areolations, as the wings of insects, the leaves of plants, or the receptacle of compound flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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