alveolate


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al·ve·o·late

(al-vē'ō-lāt),
Pitted like a honeycomb.
[L. alveolus, dim. of alveus, trough, hollow sac, cavity]

alveolate

/al·ve·o·late/ (al-ve´o-lāt) marked by honeycomb-like pits.

alveolate

(ăl-vē′ə-lĭt)
adj.
Having a honeycombed surface.

al·ve′o·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.

al·ve·o·late

(al-vē'ō-lāt)
Pitted like a honeycomb.
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The virus quickly destroyed over half of the alveolate tissue - but within three months it had repaired itself.