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areola

 [ah-re´o-lah] (pl. are´olae) (L.)
1. a narrow zone surrounding a central area, e.g., the darkened area surrounding the nipple of the mammary gland.
2. any minute space or interstice in a tissue.
Chaussier's areola the indurated area encircling a malignant pustule.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·re·o·la

, pl.

a·re·o·lae

(ă-rē'ō-lă, -lē), Avoid the mispronunciation areo'la.
1. Any small area.
2. One of the spaces or interstices in areolar tissue.
3. Synonym(s): areola of breast
4. A pigmented, depigmented, or erythematous zone surrounding a papule, pustule, wheal, or cutaneous neoplasm. Synonym(s): halo (3)
[L. dim. of area]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

areola

(ə-rē′ə-lə, âr′ē-ō′lə)
n. pl. areo·lae (-lē′) or areo·las
1. A small ring of color around a center portion, as about the nipple of the breast or the part of the iris surrounding the pupil of the eye.
2. A small space or interstice in a tissue or part, such as the area bounded by small veins in a leaf or the wing of an insect. In both senses also called areole.

a·re′o·lar, a·re′o·late (-lĭt) adj.
a·re′o·la′tion n.
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areola

The circular area of pink-brown pigmented skin on the breast that immediately surrounds the nipple.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·re·o·la

, pl. areolae (ă-rē'ō-lă, -lē)
1. Any small area.
2. One of the spaces or interstices in areolar tissue.
3. Synonym(s): areola of breast.
4. A pigmented, depigmented, or erythematous zone surrounding a papule, pustule, wheal, or cutaneous neoplasm.
Synonym(s): halo (3) .
[L. dim. of area]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

areola

The pink or brown area surrounding the nipple of the female breast. It contains tiny protuberances under which are the areolar glands which lubricate the skin to protect it during suckling. From areola, the diminutive of the Latin area , a courtyard or space.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

a·re·o·la

, pl. areolae (ă-rē'ō-lă, -lē) Avoid the mispronunciation areo'la.
1. Any small area.
2. Pigmented, depigmented, or erythematous zone surrounding a papule, pustule, wheal, or cutaneous neoplasm.
[L. dim. of area]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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