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əˈri ə lə; -ˌliare·o·la

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. areola(noun)

    small space in a tissue or body part such as the area between veins on a leaf or an insect's wing

  2. areola, ring of color(noun)

    small circular area such as that around the human nipple or an inflamed area around a pimple or insect bite


  1. areola(Noun)

    The colored circle around a nipple, more exactly known as areola mammae.

  2. areola(Noun)

    Any small circular area that is different from its immediate environment such as the colored ring around the pupil of the eye (iris) or an inflamed region surrounding a pimple.

  3. Origin: From areola

Webster Dictionary

  1. Areola(noun)

    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 that interlace; or as between the nervures of an insect's wing

  2. Areola(noun)

    the colored ring around the nipple, or around a vesicle or pustule

  3. Origin: [L. areola, dim. of area: cf. F. arole. See Area.]


  1. Areola

    In anatomy, an areola is any small circular area on the body coloured differently from the surrounding tissue. The term is most commonly used to describe the pigmented area on the human breast around the nipple but it can also be used to describe other small circular areas such as the inflamed region surrounding a pimple. The plural of "areola", is "areolæ"/"areolae", which is pronounced or. "Areola" is the diminutive of Latin area, "open place".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Areola

    a-rē′o-la, n. a small area: (bot.) any slightly sunk spot, on the surface: (physiol.) the interstice in the tissue of an organised substance: any circular spot such as that around the human nipple:—pl. Arē′olæ.—adj. Arē′olate, divided into small areas.—n. Areolā′tion, division into areolæ. [L. areola, a dim. of Area.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of areola in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of areola in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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