areol
, -a (L). A little open space

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  • Areolar — A*re o*lar, a. Pertaining to, or like, an areola; filled with interstices or areol[ae]. [1913 Webster] {reolar tissue} (Anat.), a form of fibrous connective tissue in which the fibers are loosely arranged with numerous spaces, or areol[ae],… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reolar tissue — Areolar A*re o*lar, a. Pertaining to, or like, an areola; filled with interstices or areol[ae]. [1913 Webster] {reolar tissue} (Anat.), a form of fibrous connective tissue in which the fibers are loosely arranged with numerous spaces, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Soft systems methodology — (SSM) is an approach to organisational process modelling and it can be used both for general problem solving and in the management of change. It was developed in England by academics at the University of Lancaster Systems Department through a ten …   Wikipedia

  • Areola — A*re o*la, n.; pl. {Areol[ae]}. [L. areola, dim. of area: cf. F. ar[ e]ole. See {Area}.] 1. An interstice or small space, as between the cracks of the surface in certain crustaceous lichens; or as between the fibers composing organs or vessels… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Areolae — Areola A*re o*la, n.; pl. {Areol[ae]}. [L. areola, dim. of area: cf. F. ar[ e]ole. See {Area}.] 1. An interstice or small space, as between the cracks of the surface in certain crustaceous lichens; or as between the fibers composing organs or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ossification center — Section of fetal bone of cat. ir. Irruption of the subperiosteal tissue. p. Fibrous layer of the periosteum. o. Layer of osteoblasts. im. Subperiosteal bony deposit. Latin centrum ossificationis Gray …   Wikipedia

  • Trabeculae of spleen — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = trabeculae splenicae GraySubject = 278 GrayPage = 1283 Caption = Transverse section of the spleen, showing the trabecular tissue and the splenic vein and its tributaries. Caption2 = Precursor = System =… …   Wikipedia

  • areolă — AREÓLĂ, areole, s.f. (anat.) Suprafaţă de piele diferit colorată de aceea a tegumentelor din jur. [pr.: re o ] – Din fr. aréole. Trimis de ana zecheru, 09.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  areólă s. f. (sil. re o ), g. d. art. areólei; …   Dicționar Român

  • exareolate — exareolate, a. Bot. (ɛksəˈriːəleɪt) [f. ex prefix1 + areola + ate2.] Unmarked by areolæ; not areolate. in Treas. Bot …   Useful english dictionary

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