alveolo-

alveolo-

(al-vē'ō-lō),
An alveolus, the alveolar process; alveolar.
[L. alveolus, a concave vessel, a bowl, a basin, fr. alveus, a trough, + -olus, small, little; akin to alvus, the belly, the womb]

alve-, alveolo-

a prefix meaning 'trough, channel, cavity': alveolectomy, alveolus.

alveolo-

Combining form indicating an alveolus, the alveolar process; alveolar.
[L. alveolus, a concave vessel, a bowl, a basin, fr. alveus, a trough, + -olus, small, little; akin to alvus, the belly, the womb]

alveolo-

Combining form denoting an alveolus, the alveolar process; alveolar.
[L. alveolus, a concave vessel, a bowl, a basin, fr. alveus, a trough, + -olus, small, little; akin to alvus, the belly, the womb]