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Having a honeycombed surface.

al·ve′o·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.


(ælˈvɪəlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
1. (Anatomy) having many alveoli
2. resembling the deep pits of a honeycomb
[C19: from Late Latin alveolātus forming a channel, hollowed, from Latin: alveolus]
ˌalveoˈlation n


(ælˈvi ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

also al•ve′o•lat`ed,

having alveoli; deeply pitted, as a honeycomb.
[1830–40; < Latin]
al•ve`o•la′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alveolate - pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)alveolate - pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)
cellular - characterized by or divided into or containing cells or compartments (the smallest organizational or structural unit of an organism or organization); "the cellular construction of a beehive"; "any effective opposition to a totalitarian regime must be secretive and cellular"
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Taxonomically, Caryospora species, belong to Eukaryota domain, Corticata superkingdom, Chromista kingdom, Harosa subkingdom, Halvaria infrakingdom, Alveolata superphylum, the Miozoa phylum, Myzozoa subphylum, Avicomplexa infraphylum, the Sporozoa superclass, Coccidiomorphea class, Coccidia subclass, the Eimeriida order, and the Eimeriidae family and consists of cyst-forming protozoan parasites found in the intestine of various species of reptiles and birds.
Keywords: filter-feeding, Alveolata, alveolate, Ciliophora
Within Chromalveolata and Excavata, however, it is nevertheless apparent that some unicellular members of the Stramenopiles, such as Phytophthora infestans, have rapidly expanded the Glp branch at the expense of Aqps, while members of the Alveolata such as Paramecium tetraurelia and Euglenozoa, including Trypanosoma cruzi, expanded the Aqp branch at the expense of Glps (Abascal et al.
Dubois S, Retiere C, Olivier F (2002) Biodiversity associated with Sabellaria alveolata (Polychaeta: Sabellariidae) reefs: effects of human disturbances.
6 [= Monodonta alveolata Adams, 1853]; Kaicher 1990: No 5705, holotype; Wells & Slack-Smith 1986: 44; Jansen 1996: 7, No 21 [doubtful]; Kosuge & Chino 1998: 78, pl.
On the other hand, in another group consisting of kingdoms such as Archaeplastida, including plants and Chlamydomonas, and Alveolata, including Tetrahymena and Paramecium, the duplication of the OAD [beta] family gene took place at a certain point of evolution and brought about the three-headed outer arms.
gondii, pertenece al supergrupo Chromalveolata, primer rango Alveolata y en el segundo rango Apicomplexa.
IT MAY not look much and seldom grows more than an inch-and-a-half-about 4cm-but sabellaria alveolata, the honeycomb worm, leaves a big impression.
lat, pilosae, scariosae, oblongo-ellipticiae; receptacula plana alveolata.
Division 2 Superphylum Alveolata (Alveolar Sacs at Cell Surface)