Areolation A`re*o*la"tion, n. 1. Division into areol[ae]. --Dana. [1913 Webster]

2. Any small space, bounded by some part different in color or structure, as the spaces bounded by the nervures of the wings of insects, or those by the veins of leaves; an areola. [1913 Webster]

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  • areolation — are·o·la·tion …   English syllables

  • areolation — əˌrēəˈlāshən, ˌa(a)rē noun ( s) 1. : division into areolae 2. : an areola or space marked by areolae …   Useful english dictionary

  • aréole — [ areɔl ] n. f. • 1611; lat. areola, dimin. de area « aire » 1 ♦ Anat. Cercle pigmenté qui entoure le mamelon du sein. 2 ♦ Méd. Aire rougeâtre qui entoure un point enflammé. ● aréole nom féminin (latin areola, petite surface) Cercle de couleur… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • areola — /əˈrɪələ / (say uh rearluh) noun (plural areolae /əˈrɪəli/ (say uh rearlee)) 1. a small ring of colour, as around a pustule or the human nipple. 2. a small interstice, as between the fibres of connective tissue. {Latin, diminutive of ārea area}… …  

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