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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

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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 costal areoles include one secondary areole that extends laterally from secondary vein to secondary vein, with two included excurrent veinlets meeting at apices.
sclereids of the areole or belong to the sarcotesta.
These specialized types include modifications of the whole shoot apex, cephalium, or merely of the flower-bearing areoles (Mauseth & Kiesling, 1997).
Undamaged muri in megaspores of L araucaniana are tall and thin, typically as high as the diameter of the included areoles (Figs.
KEY TO THE NORTH AMERICAN HAIRWORM SPECIES A Cuticle smooth, lacking areoles or B with flat, smooth areoles; male tail bilobed (as in Figs.
Veins raised abaxially, immersed adaxially, main lateral veins 4-6 mm apart, with two or three rows of areoles between two adjacent lateral veins, with one or two included veinlets in each areole.
Stipes and rachis usually light to dark brown or pale tan, dull; blades 1-pinnate; pinnae entire; veins usually anastomosing to form 2-3 layers of areoles close to costae near bases of pinnae A.
having distinctive more or less quadrangular areoles filled with branching veinlets present between the secondary veins.
Hemelytra: Subparallel, impunctate, shiny, with scattered scalelike setae, intermixed with semi-erect, simple setae; basal width of cuneus about three fourths the length; membrane entire with two areoles, one large, one small and narrow.
Her cetacean breasts narrowed to the areoles like the snout of a humpback.
Sterile leaves with veins forming small areoles within larger areoles 3.
Thallus thin, yellow, lobulate or of small cracked areoles, or not evident; spores 14 x 7 [micro]m, isthmus 2.
Interestingly, the base of some setae and the areoles of trichobothria typically fluoresce more brightly than the surrounding surfaces and this property can assist in the location of trichobothria.
FEW of them produce leaves and instead have areoles, bud-like organs which produce spines.