Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a honeycombed surface.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as alveolated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Deeply pitted, like a honeycomb.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having a structure containing honeycomb-like cavities
  • noun biology A grouping of protists comprising the ciliates, sporozoa and dinoflagellates

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)

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Examples

  • The city of the future might also become so complex, so alveolate, so ungovernably large that its citizens will no longer be very visible to each other.

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  • These observations from other representatives of both the chromist and alveolate groups support the hypothesis that the diatom's ability to generate animal-like action potentials was acquired and retained from the ancestral eukaryote protist host.

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  • While further work to examine voltage activated channels and membrane excitability in the chromist, alveolate and protozoan groups is clearly required, the simplest explanation for the presence of voltage activated Na

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  • + permeable conductances have been observed in a heterotrophic dinoflagellate alveolate

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