Alveolate



having ; deeply pitted, as a honeycomb.
Historical Examples

Plants large, subglobose, with alveolate, sinuate carbonous exterior.
Synopsis of Some Genera of the Large Pyrenomycetes C. G. Lloyd

Sometimes the calymma is alveolate and foamy, as in Nassella and the common Thalassicolla.
Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, Second Part: Subclass Osculosa; Index Ernst Haeckel

alveolate: Marked by depressions separated by thin walls so as to resemble a honeycomb (Fig. 144).
The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry Eyre

adjective
having many alveoli
resembling the deep pits of a honeycomb

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    a little cavity, pit, or cell, as a cell of a honeycomb. an air cell of the lungs, formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways. one of the terminal secretory units of a racemose gland. the socket within the jawbone in which the root or roots of a tooth are set. Historical Examples […]



  • Alveolus

    a little cavity, pit, or cell, as a cell of a honeycomb. an air cell of the lungs, formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways. one of the terminal secretory units of a racemose gland. the socket within the jawbone in which the root or roots of a tooth are set. Historical Examples […]

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    a combining form of : alveolopalatal. alveolo- pref. Alveolus; alveolar: alveoloclasia.



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