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areola

(ă-rē′ŏ-lă)

(ă-rē′ŏ-lē″)
pl. areolae [L. areola, a small space]

1. A small space or cavity in a tissue.
2. A circular area of different pigmentation, as around a wheal, around the nipple of the breast, or the part of the iris around the pupil.
areolar (ă-rē′ŏ-lăr), adj.

Chaussier areola

SEE: Chaussier areola

areola mammae

The pigmented area surrounding the nipple, onto which multiple sebaceous glands (areolar glands) open.
SYN: SEE: areola papillaris
SEE: areolar gland

areola papillaris

SEE: Areola mammae.

second areola

A pigmented area surrounding the areola mammae during pregnancy.

areola umbilicalis

A pigmented area surrounding the umbilicus.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Areola." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731895/all/second_areola.
Areola. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731895/all/second_areola. Accessed May 24, 2019.
Areola. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731895/all/second_areola
Areola [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731895/all/second_areola.
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