alveolus vs alveolate

alveolate vs alveolus

alveolus is a noun but alveolate is not a noun.

alveolus is not an adjective while alveolate is an adjective.

alveolus (noun) alveolate (noun)
a tiny sac for holding air in the lungs; formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways
a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth
alveolus (adjective) alveolate (adjective)
pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)
Difference between alveolus and alveolate

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