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Definition of the adjective alveolate

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  1. pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)

Alternative definition of the adjective alveolate


  1. Having a structure containing honeycomb-like cavities

Definition of the noun alveolate

What does alveolate mean as a name of something?


  1. [biology] A grouping of protists comprising the ciliates, sporozoa and dinoflagellates

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Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

See Alveolate. Cf. Punctate. ALVEOLATE Adj. (Latin, alveolus = a small cavity + - atus = characterized by.) 1. Furnished with cells or alveoli. 2.

Alveolate implies a surface with circular depressions of similar diameter and depth. Alt. Alveolated ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

Shell, continuous, traversed by fine canals or finely alveolate, provided with at least one pylome. Genera: Challengeria, Wyv, Thomson; Lithogromia, Haeck. - Phaeoconchida. Shell as in Phaeosphaerida, but of two symmetrical halves ( valves), ...

Google previewManual of Botany for the Northern States, Comprising Generic Descriptions of All Phenogamous and Cryptogamous Plants to the North of Virginia Hitherto Described. ... Each Genus Illustrated by Short Descriptions of Its Most Common Species. By the Members of the Botanical Class in William's College (Mass.). From a Manuscript System by the Author of Richard's Botanical Dictionary [i.e. A. Eaton]. (1817)

Calyx imbricate with sharp-mucronate scales: egret pilose, caducous : receptacle alveolate : seed transversely sulcate. 49. 54acanthium (cotton thistle) leaves sinuate downy thorny oblong, decurrent. - CARDUUs. Calyx ovate, imbricate with ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Bulawayo, cicisbeo, zapateo Montevideo eo2 \ë-ö\ see io2 eoff1 \ef\ see ef eoff2 \ëf \ see ief1 eoffor \ef-ar\ see ephor eolate \ë-a-bt\ triolet alveolate, areolate, urceolate eoman \ö-man\ see oman eon1 \ë-aп\ see ean1 eon2 \ë-än\ eon, freon, ...

Google previewElements of Botany; Or, an Introduction to the Sexual System of Linnæus. To which is Annexed an English Botanical Dictionary. Illustrated by Copper-plates (1802)

by Richard HALL (M.D.)

Alveolate, alveolatus, s. favosus, honey-combed. Ambrosial, ambrosiacus. - - Ament, amentum, a catkin consisting of a common,chaffy. gemmaceous receptacle. Amentaceous, Amentaceous, amentaceus, growing in an ament. Anastomosing ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)

by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine

having astructure ofrows and openings honeycombed, faveolate, faviform, alveolate, compartmentalized, chambered having anyof many interwoven, plaited patterns basketweave havingan angularlabyrinth or straightpathways design fretted ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

cavernulous, foveate having small fissures or chinks rimulose having scoop- like indentations chiseled, gouged having a structure of rows and openings honeycombed, faveolate, faviform, alveolate, compartmentalized, chambered having an ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

alve-, alveolo-, prefix meaning 'trough, channel, cavity': alveolate, alveolus. alveobronchitis [L, alveolus , little hollow; Gk, brongchos, windpipe, itis, inflammation], inflammation of the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Faveolate : Honeycombed; alveolate.

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

alienate alleviate allocate altercate alternate alveolate amalgamate ambulate ameliorate ampliate amputate angulate animate annihilate annotate annulate annumerate annunciate antedate antepenultimate anticipate antiquate apostolate ...

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer


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