areola

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  • noun

Synonyms for areola

small space in a tissue or body part such as the area between veins on a leaf or an insect's wing

Related Words

small circular area such as that around the human nipple or an inflamed area around a pimple or insect bite

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The law considers a woman's breasts uncovered if they're exposed just "below a point immediately above the top of the areolae.
Ritchie works out of a sterile professional studio at her Savannah Ridge Drive home, camouflaging scar tissue and restoring the look of breast areolae with micro pigmentation and SofTap permanent makeup.
Virtually all obstetrical patients exhibit some form of hyperpigmentation, typically on the breasts, nipples, and areolae.
Head shiny; vertex and face partly reticulate rugose (sensu Olmi 1984) and strongly impressed by large punctures similar to areolae, except a smooth area in front of anterior ocellus and 2 smooth areas on the sides of posterior ocelli; face with 2 lateral longitudinal keels around orbits directed towards antennal toruli; frontal line complete; occipital carina complete; POL = 8; OL = 5; OOL = 9; OPL = 10; TL = 8; greatest breadth of posterior ocelli shorter than OL (4:5).
Choui Olmi by the different sculpture (scutum granulated, with a few small areolae near the posterior margin in D.