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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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This is a small family comprised of four genera characterized by a single pseudo- nodulus, radial areolation, an abrupt transition from the valve face to the valve margin, and a single ring of marginal labiate processes.
semicraspedodromous with incomplete areolation, and lack agrophic veins.
reticulate-random tertiaries, imperfect areolation, and multiply
well-developed areolation, and occasional freely ending veinlets.
Within the small-leafed Prorepens clade, the subgenus Misandra developed glandular sinuses and well-developed areolation.