A minute fovea or pit. [Mod. L. dim. of L. fovea, pit]
- f. coccygea [TA] SYN: coccygeal f..
- coccygeal f. [TA] a depression in the skin over the coccyx caused by the caudal retinaculum. SYN: f. coccygea [TA], coccygeal dimple, postanal dimple.
- f. gastrica [TA] SYN: gastric pit.
- granular foveolae [TA] pits on the inner surface of the skull, along the course of the superior sagittal sinus, in which are lodged the arachnoidal granulations. SYN: foveolae granulares [TA], granular pits, pacchionian depressions.
- foveolae granulares [TA] SYN: granular foveolae.
- f. ocularis SYN: f. of retina.
- f. papillaris the minute depression sometimes seen at the apex of a papilla of the kidney where a papillary duct opens into a calix.
- f. of retina [TA] the central portion of the central retinal fovea that contains cones only. SYN: f. retinae [TA], f. ocularis.
- f. retinae [TA] SYN: f. of retina.
- f. suprameatalis SYN: suprameatal triangle.
- f. suprameatica [TA] SYN: suprameatal triangle.

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fo·ve·o·la fō-'vē-ə-lə n, pl -lae -.lē or -las a small pit specif one of the pits in the embryonic gastric mucosa from which the gastric glands develop
fo·ve·o·lar -lər adj

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(in anatomy) a small depression.

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fo·ve·o·la (fo-veґo-lə) gen. and pl. foveґolae [L., dim. of fovea] a small pit or depression. foveolar adj

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  • Foveola — Fo*ve o*la, n.; pl. {Foveol[ae]}. [NL., dim. of L. fovea.] A small depression or pit; a fovea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foveola — [fō′vē ōl΄fō vē′ə lə] n. pl. foveolae [fō vē′əlē΄, fō vē′əlī] or foveolas [ModL, dim. of fovea] a small fovea, or pit: also foveole [fō′vē ōl΄] foveolate [fə vē′əlit, fə vē′əlāt΄] adj. foveolated [fō′vē əlāt΄id] …   English World dictionary

  • Foveola — Die Fovea centralis (Sehgrube), eine im Zentrum des sogenannten Gelben Flecks (Macula lutea) gelegene Einsenkung (beim Menschen 1,5 mm Durchmesser), ist der Bereich des schärfsten Sehens der Netzhaut bei Säugetieren. Querschnitt Schema durch das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • foveola — n.; pl. lae [L. dim. fovea, pit] 1. An extremely small pit; a small fovea. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A small pit into which the antennae are inserted …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • foveola — foveolar, adj. /foh vee euh leuh/, n., pl. foveolae / lee /. Biol. a small fovea; a very small pit or depression. [1840 50; < NL; dim. of FOVEA; see OLE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • foveola — noun The center of the fovea in the macula of the eye, approximately 0.35 mm in diameter, containing only cone cells …   Wiktionary

  • foveola — (Class Ostracoda): Type of valve sculpture: minute pit (one order of magnitude smaller than punctum). (elliptical, irregular, rounded, stellate) [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • Foveola — Fo|ve|o|la, die; , ...lae [...lɛ; Vkl. zu lat. fovea, ↑Fovea] (Anat.): kleine Fovea …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Foveola — Fove̱o|la [Verkleinerungsbildung zu lat. fovea = Grube; Lücke] w; , ...lae: „Grübchen“, kleine Grube, kleine Vertiefung (Anat.).FoveolaFove̱o|lae gạ|stricae Mehrz.: kleine Vertiefungen in der Magenschleimhaut. Fove̱o|lae granula̱res Mehrz.:… …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Foveola — Fo|ve|o|la die; , ...lae [...lɛ] Verkleinerungsbildung zu lat. fovea, vgl. ↑Fovea> Grübchen, kleine Fovea (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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