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Noun: areola (areolae,areolas)  u'ree-u-lu
  1. Small space in a tissue or body part such as the area between veins on a leaf or an insect's wing
  2. Small circular area such as that around the human nipple or an inflamed area around a pimple or insect bite
    - ring of color [US], ring of colour [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: areolae, areolas

Type of: area, interstice, region

Part of: bosom, breast

Encyclopedia: Areola