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n. pl. fo·ve·o·lae (-lē′) or fo·ve·o·las
A small fovea.

[New Latin, diminutive of Latin fovea, small pit.]


n, pl -lae (-ˌliː)
(Biology) biology a small fovea
[C19: from New Latin, diminutive of fovea]
foˈveolar adj
foveolate, ˈfoveoˌlated adj
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The disease is characterised by an infiltrate of lymphocytes in the lamina propria with large numbers of lymphocytes among the epithelial cells lining the surface and foveolae.
Posterior part of prodorsum with foveolae, which are absent between costulae.
Posterior part of prodorsum and band on notogaster with few foveolae.