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 n-ssella and the common thal-ssicolla.
report on the radiolaria collected by h.m.s. challenger during the years 1873-1876, second part: subcl-ss 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

having many alveoli
resembling the deep pits of a honeycomb

Read Also:

  • Alveolectomy

    alveolectomy alveolectomy al·ve·o·lec·to·my (āl’vē-ə-lěk’tə-mē) n. surgical removal of a portion of the aveolar process to facilitate the fitting of a dental prosthesis.

  • Alveoli

    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 p-ssageways. 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 […]

  • Alveolo-

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

  • Alveolocapillary membrane

    alveolocapillary membrane alveolocapillary membrane al·ve·o·lo·cap·il·lar·y membrane (āl-vē’ə-lō-kāp’ə-lěr’ē) n. a thin layer of tissue that mediates the exchange of gases between the alveoli and the blood in the pulmonary capillaries.

  • Alveoloclasia

    alveoloclasia alveoloclasia al·ve·o·lo·cla·si·a (āl-vē’ə-lō-klā’zē-ə, -zhə) n. destruction of an alveolus.

Disclaimer: Alveolate definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.