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areola

Anatomy any small circular area, such as the pigmented ring around the human nipple or the inflamed area surrounding a pimple

areola

[ə′rē·ə·lə]
(anatomy)
The portion of the iris bordering the pupil of the eye.
A pigmented ring surrounding a nipple, vesicle, or pustule.
A small space, interval, or pore in a tissue.
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Areolae of different sizes unequal on the dorsal part of the hood S.
Areolae of subequal sizes on the dorsal part of the hood 3
Hemelytra with 11-12 rows of areolae in the costal area before the rounded posterior region; abdomen reaching the middle of the hemelytra S.
Hemelytra with 6-9 rows of areolae in the costal area before the rounded posterior region; abdomen conspicuously surpassing the middle of the hemelytra S.
2, 12-15 dorsal striae in 10[micro]m, 12-14 ventral striae in 10[micro]m, 14-16 striae in 10[micro]m at the ends, 32-36 areolae in 10[micro]m.
1, 11-12 dorsal striae in 10[micro]m, 11-12 ventral striae in 10[micro]m, 28-32 areolae in 10[micro]m.
4, 7-11 dorsal striae in 10[micro]m, 9-12 ventral striae in 10[micro]m, 29-35 areolae in 10um, 23 in 10[micro]m poroids of the girdle bands.
One dorsal stigmoid at the end of the central stria, with an external round poroid without occlusion, bigger than the other areolae and internally elongated as a slit oblique in relation to the transapical axis.
jentlandicum in the narrower interstriae, the dorsal areolae near the raphe more distant than the others, and the external proximal ends less dilated.
Striae uniseriate composed of circular areolae, radiate at the poles and parallel at the center.
Striae uniseriate, strongly radiate and curved; areolae punctate.
Areolae somewhat irregularly spaced not forming straight apical lines.