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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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In addition, sulphomucins, non-characteristic of stomach, overlapped on mucosa and in single foveolae have been found in atrophic gastritis.
Foveolae long, trapezoidal reaching at the end of fastigium; mesosternal interspaces significantly wider than long.
These cells were more numerous in the fundic mucosa, where the glands were more tubular and had shorter foveolae.